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Posts From Tierney Larson

Water from Within: Scientists Detect Magmatic Water on Lunar Surface

Water from Within: Scientists Detect Magmatic Water on Lunar Surface

The recent discovery of lunar magmatic water — water originating deep within the Moon’s interior — sheds new light on the formation and composition of the Moon. More impressively, the finding is the first of its kind made completely by remote detection.

Power in Numbers: The Growing Citizen Science Movement

Power in Numbers: The Growing Citizen Science Movement

People around the globe have been classifying galaxies, deciphering old weather records, and discovering exoplanets — all in their free time. The citizen science movement is revolutionizing the world of research, as crowdsourcing is becoming a valuable tool for scientists’ collaborations while allowing the public to try their hands at the scientific process.

Space Exploration Made Simple: Yale’s Bright Star Catalog Used in New Google Project

Space Exploration Made Simple: Yale’s Bright Star Catalog Used in New Google Project

Flying through the stars without ever leaving home has been made possible thanks to Google. Their new interactive site combines precise data from Yale’s Bright Star Catalog with stunning graphics to create a 3-D visualization of our galaxy.