Tag Archives: astrobiology

Why Spend Money on NASA?

In my Earth Systems class we recently wrapped up our discussion on cosmology. Student groups presented information on one of the four major pieces of evidence supporting the Big Bang, or how we know the age and expansion of the … Continue reading

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Mojave Field Research: Lessons Learned

As of the last post, I had just arrived at the CSU Desert Studies Center at Zzyzx Road in the Mojave Desert, ready to begin our week-long study of biological soil crusts as an analog for possible Mars or other … Continue reading

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To the End of the Earth: March 18, 2012

I’m somewhere I always wanted to explore: The End of the Earth. Zzyzx Road, California. As a senior in high school I won first place in the physical science category at the Southern Utah Regional Science Fair. I built a … Continue reading

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