GeologyDave
GeologyDave
GeologyDave
Jan 18 2014
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I think it would be worth adding a trigger warning for self-harm/suicide to the article. I know it's a music video that features a fictional creature, but that's still pretty awful...

Aug 8 2013
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It's unlikely that the color characteristics you describe are the result of intentionally-misleading manipulation of the saturation levels. The before and after image pairs were acquired at different viewing angles (notice the different length of shadows and apparent displacement of buildings in each pair) and even Read more

Jul 30 2013
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Luca actually tasted the water during the spacewalk and said it tasted somewhat unpleasant. This was one of the early signs that the leak wasn't coming from his drinking water bag. Read more

Jul 25 2013
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The visualization is showing the intensity of fluorescence caused by photosynthesis, so it's fair to say that the map is showing the intensity of photosynthesis.

Jul 23 2013
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Based on the image time series in Google Earth, it appears that the buildings have thus far had only a moderate influence on dune development. The buildings are located downwind of the dune and the collection of buildings are also relatively small compared to the dune. That being said, it does look like the larger Read more

Jul 10 2013
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I understand that "Tundra Test" has a nice ring to it but GROVER was used on an ice sheet, not tundra.

Jun 27 2013
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Am I the only one who shudders at the poor muzzle discipline in this photo? Also: gripping the freakin' bayonet!

Jun 26 2013
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Because the rate at which CO2 is increasing outpaces the rate at which the climate system can equilibrate to the change in radiative forcing. Read more

Jun 26 2013
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I could envision a scenario where the Enterprise's mission was scientific research/exploration and whose rules included the Prime Directive. Read more

Jun 25 2013
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I can say with confidence that if you used VIIRS data to calculate NDVI across Antarctica, you wouldn't see anything. There's almost no exposed land in Antarctica. The little exposed land that is there is basically barren.