Science News of the Week:
A distant dwarf galaxy with an “emerald-cut” shape
Venice is sinking at a rate of about 2 mm per year
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico on March 20
A previously unknown Stone Age people in what is now China
Song of the Week:
“Half Asleep” by Final Exam
This Week’s Featured Stories:
Does the Mayan Calendar End in 2012? Jorge speaks with Mayan archeologist David Stuart about what science can teach us about the Mayan calendar.
Global Night Sky Jorge speaks Deborah Byrd about Venus, Jupiter, and the crescent moon. Share your planet pictures with us on the EarthSky Facebook page!
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