Monthly Archives: July 2013

Plate Tectonics: The Ends (and Beginnings) of the Earth, Part 1

Originally posted on Wander Woman Thea:
Is it possible for something that’s spherical to have a physical end or beginning? A ball just keeps going on and on and on and on. No matter how many times you turn it,…

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Conference: Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization

Originally posted on UTS Urban Forum:
Please have a look at the Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 19-22, 2014. Urban areas have grown at an unprecedented rate in the last decade. More of the…

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Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-Rays for First Time

For the first time since exoplanets, or planets around stars other than the sun, were discovered almost 20 years ago, X-ray observations have seen an exoplanet.The planet, known as HD 189733b, is a hot Jupiter, meaning it is similar in … Continue reading

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MIT Online Course Materials for FREE

Originally posted on ECO BAGS BGC:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) publishes its course materials online for FREE. This is genuinely an amazing resource, check it out here: This isn’t new, this resource (and many others like it) has been…

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