In recent days I’ve had some interesting conversations. There’s a giddiness going around, related to an outpouring of science love – the kind you get from President Obama introducing TV science shows, the kind that has wonderful visuals, but is, well, a wee bit simplistic (a sin that none of us could ever, ever be [...]
A simulation of Sputnik Planum's formation supports the idea of a deep, salty ocean
I spent some of last week at a fascinating and lively symposium on the origins of life and the search for life in the universe, held at the Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Titan's lake depressions may form as its organic crust is dissolved by liquid hydrocarbons.
Primordial gases confirm the cause of the East African Rift