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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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“Japan should rethink gender roles”? Yeah, no kidding
On December 5th, I gave an invited lecture-slash-workshop at a university in Gifu, where conservative values reign and men and women think they can run the families like it’s 1899. The very same I made the trek up there, an … 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.
Posted in day care, gender roles, Japan, Paternity leave Tagged child care, child-raising, family leave, fatherhood, gender roles, Japan, Japanese, orphan, parental leave, parental roles, Paternity leave, Tohoku, work 2 Comments
(This was originally meant to be posted before New Year’s, but was delayed due to holiday-associated craziness. It will be presented in two parts: Christmas and New Year’s) We put up the Christmas tree just before the beginning of Advent … Continue reading
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