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Look, Ma, I'm on NASA!

Thanks to my friend and cantina regular RQ, Rosetta Stones finds itself highlighted on the NASA Earth Observatory website. Yowza! Note this tweet from EO's Rob Simmon: Update to my recent Tolbachik Volcano caption earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards… with info from @dhunterauthor— Rob Simmon (@rsimmon) April 12, 2013 [Update to my recent Tolbachik Volcano caption http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=80861 … with info from @dhunterauthor]  I was a bit taken aback, to say the least...

April 15, 2013 — Dana Hunter
The Sciences

Interlude: What Vehicles Say About Temperatures Within a Volcanic Blast

In our previous installment regarding the effects of the May 18th, 1980 Mount St. Helens directed blast on vehicles, we learned a valuable lesson. I will call upon commenter Angusum from Boing Boing to sum up: "The main thing we learn from studying vehicles trapped in the path of a volcanic eruption is that you should try very hard not to get trapped in the path of a volcanic eruption." Indeed...

February 14, 2013 — Dana Hunter
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