This intriguing real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world. http://www.breathingearth.net/ Its dynamic appearance also highlights quite nicely the global inequality of birth and death rates. Apparently over 1,00,000 tons of CO2 were emitted while TOTD pondered …

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For those who missed the launch in Paris last Thursday, this year is the International Year of Astronomy celebrating 400 years since Thomas Harriot beat Galileo to view the moon through a telescope. http://www.astronomy2009.co.uk/index.php/home-mainmenu-1 And details of the IYA event …

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Yesterday we recommended an application that put the whole universe on your computer. Today we’re focusing are virtual telescope at our Moon. http://www.google.com/moon/ Here you’ll find a collection of lunar maps and charts that tell the story of the Apollo …

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