Editor’s selections: From the Kuiper Belt to the nanoscale

Editor's Selections 17 Comments
By Dr. SkySkull

skyskullHi everyone; Dr. SkySkull here, of skullsinthestars, your new “editor-at-large” for a collection of the “less traveled” topics here at ResearchBlogging.org.  I’ll be here every Monday highlighting some of the posts which have caught my eye over the past week.

For our first week, we look at posts that take us from the edge of the Solar System to the ecology of the Earth right down to the atomic scale:

  • Haumea and Friends: Most people are familiar with the “demotion” of Pluto from a planet status, in large part due to the vast number of comparable objects out in that distant part of the Solar System.  The Angry Astronomer describes a recent hypothesis concerning one of these objects, Haumea, and the origins of its own satellites.
  • We must stamp our ecological feet:  Returning to Earth and its own delicate ecosystem, David Bradley of Sciencebase looks at research relating to corporate efforts at becoming “green”: are they walking the walk, or just talking the talk?
  • Seeing is Believing: Zooming in to the nanoscale, to the size of atoms and molecules, Tom Paine’s Ghost describes a recent advance in imaging science.  Using tiny arrays of self-assembled lenses, researchers are beginning to be able to peer at molecular interactions with regular light, something that was thought to be impossible to due resolution limitations only a few decades ago.

That’s it for this week; check back every day of the week for selections from the other editors, and check back next Monday for more editor-at-large picks!

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