Posts Tagged ‘mining’
17-Ice: Stolen moon ice
When you think of ice, you might imagine glaciers, the North Pole, a clink in your water glass. But it turns out that our closest neighbor in space isn’t just a dusty ball—the moon has ice tucked away in deep craters at each of its poles. On top of that, scientists think the moon stole its ice: from comets, asteroids, maybe even from the Earth.Read More
Third Pod Presents: Sci & Tell – Lori Glaze on Nudging Asteroids
It’s no exaggeration to say Lori Glaze’s impact on our understanding of the relationships between Earth and our nearest neighbors is volcanic. In fact, eruptions fascinated her since she was a pre-teen learning about the destructive volcano which buried the Roman city of Pompeii or carefully scraping ash from the Mount St. Helens eruption off the hood of the family car in Seattle in 1980.
Special Release: Tribes, Trails, & Tailings
Mining is more than just harvesting natural resources – it’s about who owns those right and what the land that those mines are on mean to the people who live there.Read More