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Partial Ellipsis of the Sun A Blog for Scientists who like Words

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun A Blog for Scientists who like Words


A post about Arkansas gems, fossils, and rocks is overdue. This crinoid piece is especially well-preserved. Here is a bit more information about crinoids.

A new mineral has been discovered at Australia's Kalgoorlie's Super Pit and is named 'kalgoorlieite' after the type locality of Kalgoorlie.

In research published today, forty-four planets outside our solar system have been unveiled at once, dwarfing (pun intended) the usual number of ...

The publication Science published the results (which are likely to change biology textbooks) on 7/12/18. {Are there still textbooks?!}

After 3 years of experiments using new gene-editing techniques and sensitive mapping to label and track developing cells in fish, the researchers describe ...

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun: A Blog for Scientists who like Words and Writers who like Science

"The APEX telescope has mapped the full area of the galactic plane visible from the southern hemisphere for the first time at sub-millimeter wavelengths and ...

Benthic Underwater Microscopy (BUM) is a new technology for studying coral polyps and other microscopic organisms in situ.

Crinoid stalk or stem pieces:

The more regularly people report doing word puzzles such as crosswords, the better their brain function in later life, a large-scale and robust online trial ...

Let that statement sink in. In research published today, a form of super-compact ice, found embedded in diamonds, offers the first direct clue that there is ...

Quartz crystals:

Here is the caption for the diagram above:

The International Dark Skies Communities of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, Colorado,

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun: A Blog for Scientists who like Words and Writers who

A smattering of images from our last week in NM and CO, USA. Guesses as to where? Some are pretty easy. Hope you are having a great week!

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun: A Blog for Scientists who like Words and Writers who like Science: Conodonts or "Cono-dos:" Odd Index Fossil Elements Belonged ...

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun: A Blog for Scientists who like Words and Writers who like Science: Sparkling Sphalerite or "Ruby Jack" or "Black-Jack:" What do ...

The two solid ellipses illustrate the relative sizes of Dawn's next two science orbits around Ceres. The outer one is XMO6, which is the inner orbit in the ...

What Is an Eclipse?

Stages of the Jan. 31, 2018 “super blue blood moon” (weather

Finest Trapiche Ruby seen in years gorgeous

Figure 1. False-Coloured images of a black hole accretion disk for various angles of view by J.-A. Marck & J.-P. Luminet , 1989 (unpublished).

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Sphalerite photo image

The extent of Earth's geocorona. Where Earth's atmosphere merges into outer space, there is a cloud of hydrogen atoms called the geocorona.

Spharelite 43.20 carats Egoor Gavrilenko

Penguin Reference Books The Penguin Dictionary of Troublesome Words

Dawn image

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SVENSMARK's Force Majeure, The Sun's Large Role in Climate Change

particularly illuminating account can be found at the PseudoAstronomy blog, which contrasts the colloquial and scientific use of some of the […]

What Is the Ring of Light Around the Moon When There Is a Solar Eclipse

Of all the forces or objects in the Universe that we cannot see—dark energy and dark matter—none has frustrated human curiosity so much as the invisible ...

e-LUMINESCIENCES: the blog of Jean-Pierre Luminet

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Neofunctionalization of Duplicated Tic40 Genes Caused a Gain-of-Function Variation Related to Male Fertility in Brassica oleracea Lineages | Plant ...

Figure 3. Colored image of a black hole accretion disk as seen by a moving observer at 7° above the disk's plane. The observer uses a camera equipped with ...

The great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. It is inclined at 23.45° to the celestial ...

Southeast of Cerealia Facula, Dawn spotted this landscape with many hills and mounds. (Again, with the Sun at the top, features that are brighter on top ...

Kem Kem Beds Partial Ellipsis of the Sun A Blog for Scientists who like Words

What is Solar and Lunar Eclipse?

History of science

Figure 1: Mercury-Photo by NASA

Compared to my static, black-and-white simulation of 1979, the snapshot reproduced in Figure 3 below shows spectacular improvements:

Inquiring minds may wonder (and interested alumni) how the University of Iowa might go about owning federally-registered rights in the word IOWA to convert ...


Total solar eclipses are possible on Earth, and occur whenever the Moon aligns with the

Nonlinear Processing of Shape Information in Rat Lateral Extrastriate Cortex | Journal of Neuroscience

1000+ Fancy English Words

How to write good dialogue in your novel

Geometry and the Cosmos (3) : from Ptolemy's circles to Inflationary Cosmology

Lunar eclipse vs solar eclipse: the difference between the 2 events - Business Insider

The Sorry State of Climate Science Peer Review, and Kudos to Nic Lewis

"Heart of Planet" - UNTREATED KUNZITE, 547 carats. Photo by Dmitry Stolyarevich.

Mike Chen is a lifelong writer, from crafting fan fiction as a child to somehow getting paid for words as an adult. He has contributed to major geek ...

Category Archives: Theoretical celestial mechanics

Image: If the orbit of an extrasolar planet is aligned in such a way that it passes in front of its star when viewed from Earth, the planet blocks out a ...

August 7: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial Ellipsis of the Sun: A Blog for Scientists who like Words and Writers who

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Canyons in Occator Crater

Complete and Incomplete Sentences: Examples & Overview

Spotless periods like this are common as the Sun approaches the low point in its 11-year solar cycle. We're headed for that minimum next year.



Supermoon Lunar Eclipse To Become The First Pan-American Total Eclipse In 19 Years

Photographic Arts Council Los Angeles

Presuming that higher CO2 emissions lead to global warming, it can consequently be said that coral reefs are heating up the planet.


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Beyond Neptune, a chunk of ice is orbiting the sun in the wrong direction

Natural Sphene ! What a beauty

'Robust' analysis isn't what it is cracked up to be: Top. '

Word Cloud from these words

Total eclipse of the sun, partial eclipse of inequality

Picture 1: solar tracking sensor, 2nd prototype.

Pump It Up For Breast Cancer Awareness

So, the USPTO told Jen to disclaim exclusive rights in the term ENTREPRENEUR in THE FRONT ROW ENTREPRENEUR mark for podcasts, and she did, but to satisfy ...

Thermal inertia map of the Gale Crater ellipse

Horizontal and vertical writing in East Asian scripts

This artist's concept summarizes the picture scientists have formulated of Ceres' interior structure thanks to Dawn's exploration.

حجر الكونزيت Kunzite stone

At its center, the mass of a black hole is compressed into a single, zero-dimensional point. The distance between this so-called "singularity" and the event ...

Depending on your location, this will last for about two minutes (in other eclipses, it has lasted for as long as seven).

The prosodic structure and intonational marking in Yanbian Korean.

Figure 2: All things in Universe is energy-Energy In = Energy Out