Daily Archives: May 6, 2012

The Song of Saturn

Just a quick one… This beautifully creepy sound is the sound of Saturn’s aurorae! Saturn Song The beautiful aurorae that sweep across our planet’s poles isn’t unique to Earth. Actually, any planet with a magnetic field will generate them. Charged … Continue reading

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Stellar Swirl

I love stars. I’ve heard galactic astronomers say in the past, how stars are boring, and once you’ve seen one star you’ve seen them all. Personally, I couldn’t possibly disagree more. I could list a hundred reasons why stars are … Continue reading

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The Lost Artist

As children, everyone always tries to teach us that science and art are incompatible. They dissuade us from pursuing both as interests, while repeating mantras about left-brain and right-brain. Science is supposed to be rigid and rigourous, without room for … Continue reading

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