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If I Owned a Jewelry Store
September 19, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Ed. Note: At the age of nine, Joel Bartsch was shown a pyrite crystal, and became fascinated with gemstones and crystals from that point forward. After college, he worked in five museums around the country, returning to his native Houston in 1991, where he is now president of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Bartsch […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.9.08)
September 9, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Coming soon: giant black hole? photo credit: pingnews.com So here’s what went down after you logged off. Worried that CERN is about to create a giant black hole? (As in, tomorrow?) Steven Hawking has bet $100 that the 14-year, $8 billion project won’t even find what it’s looking for. NASA’s Mars Rover has been Twittering madly since […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.8.08)
September 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Bacteria loves milk. photo credit: IRRI Images So here’s what went down after you logged off. A NASA administrator insists he backs the upcoming retirement of the space shuttle (leaving the U.S. unable to send astronauts to the International Space Station)  – despite a leaked e-mail to the contrary. Oh – and, the BBC reports that […]

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 […]



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