erosion

climate change

If the weather cooperates, there is a rare opportunity to get some help seeing the distant and hard-to-spot planet Mercury close to the horizon...

Tomorrow night, just before midnight, the moon rises in the east. It appears between the two zodiacal constellations Leo and Virgo. For those who...

Oyster in a bushel

Chez Panisse is arguably the best and most influential restaurant in the country. The restaurant’s founder, Alice Waters, has become the...

I’m a nutcase. If I find something I like I can’t get enough of it. My latest craze is gold spray paint. In September, I helped my former employee,...

This was no vegetarian’s delight. Unpacking my bag of farm produce last week, I found that it contained more than this vegetable lover...

three sparrows

Subspecies of birds are interesting. What is a subspecies, anyway? It is best to start with species, which is an individual that has common...

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