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MAVEN and the mystery of the Martian atmosphere

Just  a few hours ago, a visitor from Earth reached the Red Planet and traded her terra-bound orbit for a Mars-centric one.  The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft, or MAVEN, has a specific assignment:  to characterize the upper atmosphere of our neighboring world and the processes that shape its evolution over time.  MAVEN is an […]

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More Info & Transcript for “Rebound”

I chose this topic (post-glacial rebound) because it combines a lot of subjects that I really enjoy learning about – orbital cycles, glaciers, geophysics, etc.  It has nothing to do with my own research (in science or history of science), but I thought it would make for a good short video.  I also just think […]

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