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So super you can’t see it; A low lying supervolcano discovered on Mars

In a field of Martian craters lies an unassuming depression that has news sites proclaiming the latest supervolcano discovery. Could this be a new class of volcano? by Lauren DiPerna … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moon, Shadow, and Science at 30,000 Feet

An online discussion serves up optics and illusions, as scientists debate a “mysterious light spot seen from the air.”      by Amanda Alvarez              … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Not everyone can be an astronaut when they grow up (even me)

NASA recently selected eight individuals to train as astronaut candidates who will possibly travel into outer space in the coming years. Unfortunately, they didn’t pick me.   By Ian Campbell … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Earth Day Round-Up

Did you miss yesterday’s cavalcade of Earth Day coverage because you spent the day soaking up some sun, breaking out your bike, or digging in the dirt? Don’t you worry. We’ve … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saving science: Hoping for a political miracle

The sequester is no meteor crashing into a Russian city, but for science and science communication, it sure might feel that way. By Kelly Tyrrell It was supposed to be … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cosmic coincidence and why science matters

On February 15, 2013 two extraordinary cosmic events coincided. An asteroid made a fly-by while a meteor put on a show. Science says we don’t have to run and hide. … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 1 Comment