The Curiosity has landed! Mars, y’all!! And, you know, some other stuff happened too.
Happy Tuesday, science fans! I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend. Well, technically it was only one second longer than usual, due to a leap second being added to keep atomic clocks in sync with Earth’s slightly inconsistent rate of rotation. But I’ll take what I can get.
Now this is a stone that a biologist can really love: the name “garnet” does not refer to just one stone, but to a series of several species (yes! Species! I told you biologists would love it) of stone, each one similar, and yet unique, in their formation and chemical structure. Oh January, January, you […]
This week we’ve got cancer prevention news that’s sure to put a smile on the face of many Persephoneers, new evidence of liquid water on Mars in the distant past, fracking earthquakes, and possible glimpses of a proposed fundamental particle that has never before been observed directly. Allons-y!
This week has brought a lot of really cool science news. Goldilocks planets! Rediscovering lost bumblebees! Toads that can predict earthquakes! Black holes ten times the size of our galaxy! Mapping Antarctica! Oh my!