- Vast stores of water ice surround Martian equator – space – 20 November 2008 – New Scientist
"Ice glaciers hundreds of metres deep are lurking just underneath the Martian surface around the planet's mid-latitudes." This is potentially huge, not least for the chemical archaeology that must be trapped in there.
(tags:sci space )
- It’s confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations – physics-math – 20 November 2008 – New Scientist
"Physicists have now confirmed that the apparently substantial stuff is actually no more than fluctuations in the quantum vacuum." I love this.
(tags:sci weird )
- Live Piracy Map
"This map shows all the piracy and armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2008."
(tags:crime pol )