Tag Archives: AAAS

The adults in the room

I was having another discussion on Twitter with Jean Goodwin, who posted the following quote. It’s attributed to Mark Largent and may have been delivered at a AAAS meeting. I’m interested in what other people think of this. I don’t … Continue reading

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Spiral density waves

There was an interesting (non-climate) paper in Science, by Laura Perez and colleagues, about Spiral density waves in a young protoplanetary discs. Essentially, they used the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) to observe a young stellar object (Elias 2-27) in … Continue reading

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What we know

Interesting video interview with Richard Alley – that I had been tempted to write about myself – but, since Rachel’s already done so, I’m going to be lazy and simply reblog her post. I’m also going to close comments on … Continue reading

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