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Why Mars Shivers: The Explanation Behind Marsquakes
The post Why Mars Shivers: The Explanation Behind Marsquakes first appeared May 30, 2023 on Science Recent – Your Daily Science Source.The human … Why Mars Shivers: The Explanation Behind Marsquakes Something else for future potential Mars settlements to consider….
Plume of water seen on Saturn’s moon
The record-breaking plume reached nearly 6,000 miles into space – covering the distance between Ireland and Japan – and poured water into the void at an estimated rate of 300 litres a second. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2023/may/30/astronomers-see-6000-mile-water-vapour-plume-blasting-from-saturn-moon Note that the water jetted out into space nearly 40 times longer than the actual size of the moon (about 500 […]
This is such a Gen-X prompt…
Do you remember life before the internet? May as well ask if the writer can identify all the ancient objects in this photo…
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Ten Years of Taking Leave
Looking back, it’s amazing to me now that I dared to even apply for a year of paternity leave while living in a foreign country. But I’ve never regretted the decision. As I told an audience of university students and … Continue reading
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Year 2: Colleague Reactions
Just over 5 months ago, my year-long child care leave ended and I went back to work. Since then, I haven’t posted on this blog for a very good reason: I was insanely busy. Of course, not too busy to … Continue reading
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Endings and beginnings
I go back to work tomorrow on April 1st. My year-long paternity leave is over. No April Fools.
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