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Science... It always amazes the SciSchmooze 7.17.17

Greetings Science Fans,

I’m not sure if it is the heat or there really is too much cool and interesting stuff happening. It is hard to get myself moving when there are so many things going on in science both in the media and at live presentations.

What a week though. Not even thinking about the weather we had an  immense chunk of  Antarctica’s ice break loose. There is  debate about how much of this was due to climate change and how much of it is just the way things are.  Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan are facing off again. Our constant search for answers keeps bringing new beauty and wonder for us. In the last few days we have been able to view  Jupiter’s great red spot in amazing images and to explore  Pluto’s Majestic Mountains and Icy Plains. Sadly we must face the facts that we aren’t going to any other planets soon. Articles like  Earth Is on Its Way need to be taken seriously if the planet is to continue after we have done our best to change its course of change.

One of our great and lately underappreciated resources is our system of...

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