Daily Archives: May 25, 2011

  • The Countdown: 5/26/2010

    Here’s what is going on today: 3… Ariel already covered the Moon news. 2… More debate, this time on how one of the Earth’s Snowball Earth events ended. Previous carbon isotope studies of dolomites deposited right after the Snowball event suggested that methane played a major role in ending snowball conditions. However, new research published in
  • Is the Theory All Wet? »

    A new study published today provides a great example of how science works - as a process of discovery that blends inquiry, theory and argument. For decades, it has been accepted wisdom that the Moon must be incredibly dry. Not just at the surface but also in the interior, where an ocean’s worth of water can