Author Archives: integratedsci
There has been a significant media firestorm in the past few days about the science of climate change. There are some basic facts that scientifically prove the Earth is changing. Carbon dioxide absorbs heat. More CO2, more heat gets trapped. … Continue reading
The European Space Agency (ESA) has spent considerable time in the last year trying to understand comets – using 67P as the model. 67P – photo credit ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA This comet was orbited by a satellite, Rosetta, … Continue reading
I traveled to 4 national parks in Utah and Colorado – Capitol Reef – where plate tectonics created the Waterpocket Fold and settlers from 1500 years ago left their mark. There are also the remnants of old uranium mines in … Continue reading
The Discovery Channel, as always, has shown us some amazing things! Just a few highlights – you can check out the ultrasound of a pregnant tiger shark, hammerheads hunting black tip sharks, and the reason for the surge in … Continue reading
NASA released a new high resolution photo of Pluto’s surface this week. (Make sure you zoom in!) The photo has a resolution of about 260 feet and is a composite of a number of photos taken during New Horizon‘s July … Continue reading
The Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the Earth’s oceans. NOAA is currently in the middle of an investigation of the seafloor and ecosystems in this area. From April 20 – July 10 the Okeanos Explorer will be gathering … Continue reading
An explanation of how a rocket works, using only the 1,000 most commonly used words in the English language.