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J. W. Daniels, MSc

One of Dr. Neish's new "friends."

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March 2017

What I know so far…: Mercurian craters.

With "Space Day" coming up next week @UWO, I figured it'd be a good idea to jot down what I've noted about fresh crater impact melts on Mercury in preparation for that fateful day. As if I didn't already have... Continue Reading →

Pi(e) Day!

Did you know today is Pi Day? Well, now you do! Every year, on March (3) 14, at 3:14 pm.  How many digits of pi have you memorized? Me:  3.14159 -- thanks to Stargate, of all shows.... 😀

Fresh impact melts – the best of the best (so far).

The following are the absolute finest Mercurial craters in possession of impact melt located just beyond their respective crater rims, listed from most to least optimal candidates: 1 = Hokusai (57.75, 16.71; 114 km).  Lots of quality images available, and... Continue Reading →

The awesome-est exoplanetary system to-date.

Finding seven "Earth-sized" worlds orbiting within the Habitable Zone (HZ) of a nearby dwarf star is definitely something worth celebrating -- even if one has to "fudge" the HZ parameters for four of them to make that happen. Behold, TRAPPIST-1:... Continue Reading →

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