Monday, November 16, 2015

Science stories

(from ABC Aus)
Answering the question a lot of us were wondering:

Why not just use the Hubble telescope to examine Pluto?

"It comes down to the simple fact that even though galaxies are much further away than Pluto, they're also hundreds of trillions of times bigger, so despite their greater distance, they still wind up covering much more of the sky," Dr Lidman said.

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Freakonomics podcast on the science of food.


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