Charles Lawrence

Jun. 12, 2009

New Views of the Universe from Herschel and Planck Telescopes

Two new space telescopes are en route to their post over 1.5 million km from Earth. We'll talk about the ESA's Herschel and Planck observatories.

telescopes, space, astronomy

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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