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Pluto: What the First Reconnaissance Taught Us

As the New Horizons mission flew by the small planet Pluto on July 14, 2015, collecting images and data of the planet and its moons, an amazing chapter in planetary exploration began to unfold. The actual flyby occurred early in the morning on July 14, and the signal from New Horizons telling its team that all went well arrived at Earth at 8:53 p.
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Mare's Tail and MacKerel Scales in Weather Folklore

"Mackerel scales and mare's tails make lofty ships carry low sails." If you have no idea what this means, you are not alone. Weather proverbs and folklore are being technologically ousted from our everyday vocabulary. In the past, people looked towards nature for clues to ever-changing weather patterns.
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Circumstantial Evidence: The Scott Peterson Trial

The trial of Scott Peterson for the murders of his wife Laci and their unborn child Conner is a classic example of prosecution based almost solely on circumstantial evidence. Circumstantial evidence is evidence that has no direct proof but is instead based on a certain provable fact or facts used to form a credible theory of the events of a case.
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Grow Your Own Simulated Diamonds With a Big Alum Crystal

Alum is found in the 'spices' section of the grocery store. That little jar contains small white crystals that, with a bit of time and effort, you can grow a big alum crystal that looks a bit like a diamond. This takes days to weeks. What You Need for Alum Crystals 1/2 cups hot tap water 2-1/2 tablespoons alum nylon fishing line pencil, ruler, or knife 2 clean jars spoon coffee filter/paper towel Grow the Crystals Pour 1/2 cup of hot tap water into a clean jar.
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Metaphor Definition and Examples

A metaphor is a trope or figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common. A metaphor expresses the unfamiliar (the tenor) in terms of the familiar (the vehicle). When Neil Young sings, "Love is a rose," the word "rose" is the vehicle for the term "love," the tenor.
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