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dwarf planet

New images from Pluto break our hearts, excite our imaginations
July 15, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Pluto has a heart. A big, icy heart surrounded by a sea of red. It was more of a fluke of photographic composition, a perfect angle for the shot that astronomers and engineers waited for more than nine years to receive, but nonetheless the image has served to anthropomorphize the dwarf planet enough to make […]

Looking back…
August 22, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occured the week following August 22… On August 24, 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the cities of Pompeii (hopefully you had the chance to see the exhibit here in Houston at the Museum of Fine Arts), Herculaneum, and Stabiae under volcanic ash. The city was […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.24.08)
July 24, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: law_keven So here’s what went down after you logged off. “Cow Power” could meet 3% of North American energy needs – and reduce the animals’ greenhouse gas emissions. Santa might need to start thinking about relocation – the ice at the North Pole was only 1.3 meters thick in summer 2007 – and […]


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