And Canada too, I think. Or maybe it rubs off on us. Seems particularly poignant at this moment in history.
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A visionary astronomer who played an instrumental role in confirming the existence of dark matter, Dr. Vera Rubin’s contributions to science will not be forgotten. A trailblazer with a passion for uncovering the unknown, she advocated for the role of women in science while expanding our understanding of the galaxy.
Read the full article at Futurism.com.
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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters by O. Richard Norton My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is an excellent guide for the amateur meteorite hunter; where they come from, where to find them, how to recognize them when you see them, and how the science and geology work. It details the major […]
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Huge numbers of supermassive black holes are visible in a stunning new photo that astronomers said is the deepest X-ray image of the sky ever captured.
Source: Deepest-Ever X-Ray Image Captures Countless Black Holes (Photo)
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A thought-provoking article worth considering. Some of their data isn’t quite up to date, but this doesn’t hurt the article’s ideas or sentiments; though the simple answer for why we’re not doing all this is not that the points aren’t valid, and that some of these speculations may well be correct, but we’re literally looking for a needle in a cosmic haystack, and we have to start somewhere.
Article: Are We Looking for Aliens in All the Wrong Ways? from the blog Starts with a Bang, courtesy of Forbes Magazine.
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