Jacqueline Hewitt

Feb. 22, 2008

See You from The Dark Side of the Moon

NASA has given the go-ahead to researchers to begin planning an array of radio telecopes on the far side of the moon.

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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