Dave Dombrowski

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Let’s Spend Some Time Gazing at the Magnificence of Pluto

Wow, space is really something.<p>In the next few days, NASA will begin releasing the first-ever high-resolution photos of Pluto, one of the largest remote, non-planetary objects orbiting the sun. Taken days ago by a probe launched from Earth nearly a decade ago, the photos are part of a mission to …

Solar System

The Better Way To Season A Cast Iron Skillet

If you cook with a cast iron skillet, chances are you already have an idea of how to season one. But what if we told you there was a better way? One that guaranteed a slick, shiny surface that never has to be touched-up? America's Test Kitchen found one and tested it, and the difference between …

Cast Iron Skillet

Two for the price of one: The unique binary system of Pluto and Charon

NASA’s New Horizons is described as a mission to Pluto, but one of the reasons the dwarf planet is so fascinating to scientists is that it’s part of the only known binary system in our solar system.<p>In a binary system, both members of the pair orbit around a common center of gravity. Earth is about …

Beautiful bioluminescent creatures light up the deep ocean

Life adapts in the most beautiful ways. Bioluminescence, though rarely seen in land organisms (with the noteworthy exception of the firefly) is …

NOAA

A collection of man-made 'music' and the machines behind it

As technology became a part of modern life in the 19th century, an increasing amount of scientific study led to breakthroughs in electronic sound engineering -- often as a byproduct of other research. Humans became enamored with the crystalline clarity of these exotic machine-borne tones and as the …

Electronic Music

Pluto New Horizons mission: what happens next?

Nasa’s spacecraft made its historic flypast of Pluto yesterday, and scientists are standing by for data. Here’s a guide to the mission and what happens next.<p>When did the mission begin?<p>New Horizons blasted off in January 19 2006, and was the fastest launch recorded, reaching speeds of over 36,000 …

Solar System