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Rant: Not Entertaining
On December 14, I went to watch the Denver Nuggets take down the Houston Rockets. The game, which started sluggishly, was actually one of the Nuggets’ most laudable performances in an otherwise lackluster season. Just when I was starting to enjoy myself, though, the...
December 22 2015, 2:15 PM
A rendering of the New Horizons spacecraft, which carries the Student Dust Counter, near Pluto —Photo courtesy of John Hopkins University of Applied Physics Laboratory
Nobody likes dust. We’ve even named a home appliance after our zeal for eradicating the stuff. (Who doesn’t love a trusty DustBuster?) As it turns out, though, just how those minuscule flecks are distributed in space plays a key role in discovering the secrets of the next frontier. In July, NASA’s...