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Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.4.08)
September 4, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

“Houston…we’ve got a SPAM problem.” photo credit: pingnews.com So here’s what went down after you logged off. There’s a new Manhattan floating around the Arctic – and it’s made of ice. Canada’s polar ice shelves are “crumbling at an alarming pace.” In other good news: sea levels will rise much faster than we thought. It’s […]

Live From the Poles: North Lake and the Journey Home
August 13, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Our guest blogger today is Chris Linder, a Research Associate at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. He is the project manager and field photographer for the National Science Foundation-sponsored Live from the Poles project. He’s been sending us weekly updates about their progress. On July 21, scouts, summer campers and Ecoteens had a chance to […]

Seven significant changes
July 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

Recently, The Houston Museum of Natural Science has been working with the University of New Hampshire to create a new full-dome planetarium show – Ice Worlds (now showing). From the poles of the Earth to the exploration of other ice planets in our solar system, this film explores the state of ice and liquid water throughout the galaxy, and climate changes […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.8.08)
July 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: william.ward So here’s what went down after you logged off. Are melting glaciers causing sea levels to rise? A team from Utrecht University says no. A team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is exploring that issue this month – check back here for updates from Chris Linder. And you thought the Sun was […]



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