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  • I have become an aficionado of science documentaries; a connoisseur of Cosmos, a knower of Nova and a devotee of the Discovery Channel. Because space remains the iron core of […]

    Constructing immortality

    I have become an aficionado of science documentaries; a connoisseur of Cosmos, a knower of Nova and a devotee of the Discovery Channel. Because space remains the iron core of […]

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  • My mom broke into bedtime last night to deliver “good news and bad news” to me. Apparently we are descendants of early U.S. settler Richard Treat, which means that we […]

    I guess I picked the wrong night to fall asleep at nine

    My mom broke into bedtime last night to deliver “good news and bad news” to me. Apparently we are descendants of early U.S. settler Richard Treat, which means that we […]

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  • Arrow came along about one year before my son did. A rescue puppy, he’s always been a bit troubled, and a regular pain in the butt. Since we only know […]

    Taxdog

    Arrow came along about one year before my son did. A rescue puppy, he’s always been a bit troubled, and a regular pain in the butt. Since we only know […]

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  • The other day, my son was asked to draw a picture of something he is grateful for. He made semi-scribbly, red twisty lines. Above them, he wrote “DNA.” I asked […]

    The re-education of a science mom

    The other day, my son was asked to draw a picture of something he is grateful for. He made semi-scribbly, red twisty lines. Above them, he wrote “DNA.” I asked […]

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  • We visited with some fine local women and children yesterday after recovering from the news that we didn’t hit the lottery for any of the urban magnet kindergartens that we […]

    Plant an alveolus for Earth Day

    We visited with some fine local women and children yesterday after recovering from the news that we didn’t hit the lottery for any of the urban magnet kindergartens that we […]

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  • Known to the blogging world as WhyMommy, Susan Niebur is an astrophysicist, a mother to two young boys, an advocate for cancer education and research, and a survivor. Since 2007, […]

    Team WhyMommy Virtual Science Fair

    Known to the blogging world as WhyMommy, Susan Niebur is an astrophysicist, a mother to two young boys, an advocate for cancer education and research, and a survivor. Since 2007, […]

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  • If you are looking for ideas about how to engage children with science, Mama Joules has got resources and fresh ideas about everything from physics to geology to gardening. I […]

    Interview at Mama Joules’ place

    If you are looking for ideas about how to engage children with science, Mama Joules has got resources and fresh ideas about everything from physics to geology to gardening. I […]

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  • “Why are these big rocks covering them?” he asked me, as though someone had put the gravestone there to hold my grandparents under the earth. “They help you and I […]

    It’s my 500th post! Let’s talk about death…

    “Why are these big rocks covering them?” he asked me, as though someone had put the gravestone there to hold my grandparents under the earth. “They help you and I […]

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  • The last few weeks of no camp and parental work scrambling and no preschool have led to far more television consumption in this house than I would like to admit. […]

    Does Brian Williams live in our world?

    The last few weeks of no camp and parental work scrambling and no preschool have led to far more television consumption in this house than I would like to admit. […]

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  • Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the Carnival of Space! It’s fitting that Tiny Mantras was given the chance to host this weekly collection of cosmological articles on this holiday, because […]

    The Carnival of Space #81

    Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the Carnival of Space! It’s fitting that Tiny Mantras was given the chance to host this weekly collection of cosmological articles on this holiday, because […]

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