Michael Watkins

Oct. 12, 2012

Curiosity Rover Gets the ‘Scoop’ on Mars

Did the rover shed a piece of plastic while collecting its first scoop of Martian soil?

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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