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Smile! You’re On NASA’s Cassini Camera

KQED Science | July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Smile! You’re On NASA’s Cassini Camera

On July 19, NASA's Cassini probe captured a picture of the Earth and Moon, offering us a perspective of all of humanity on one tiny dot in space, and a reminder that Cassini is still out there exploring the distant reaches of the Solar System.

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Stanford Study: Earth’s Center Is Not Quite What We Thought

KQED Science | May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stanford Study: Earth’s Center Is Not Quite What We Thought

When researchers applied the same amount of pressure to iron that they think it’s under at the center of the earth — about three million times as much pressure as at sea level — it was surprisingly soft.

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