This photograph of Chott el Djerid in central Tunisia draws any discerning viewer in to explore what at first glance appears to be a landscape of very little interest. 307 more words
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Post by Mr Martin Voelker and Dr. Daniela Tirsch, Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center, Berlin.
In July 2012 the Context Camera (CTX) on board Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) observed an upcoming and well-defined dust storm in a giant impact basin in the southern hemisphere on Mars known as Hellas Planitia. 942 more words
Saharan dust reaching the UK gets in the news quite regularly, usually unfavourably in connection with pollution events. Desert dust is one of several types of minute particles, called aerosols, that are emitted into the atmosphere including salt, carbon and volcanic ash. 2,375 more words
Next step – make a new shift lever out of hardwood with the grain oriented properly. The current shift lever had the grain parallel to the floor, resulting in shearing at the impact point of the lever on the underside of the key frame (this piece shifts the key frame and hammers slightly to the right when the left pedal is depressed, causing the hammers to only strike 2 out of the three average strings per note and reducing volume accordingly). 171 more words