Big Picture Science – As the Worlds Turn: Cynthia Phillips
by Gary Niederhoff on October 15, 2012
Part 1 of As the Worlds Turn, featuring Cynthia Phillips, Planetary geologist, SETI Institute, discussing the transient streaks on Mars, which could be a sign of water currently on the surface of the planet.
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)