Category Archives: Newsworthy

Climate Change

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

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New discoveries in the deep ocean

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

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Up-Goer Five

An explanation of how a rocket works, using only the 1,000 most commonly used words in the English language.

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