I've worked with Argonne National Lab, Muse, Sky & Telescope, and others. Member NASW, NESW, Broad Universe, VPXX.
Highlight summarizing the research presented in "High Poisson’s ratio of Earth’s inner core explained by carbon alloying," Nat. Geoscience 8, 220 ( (March 2015)
Earth’s core is
16% of the planet by
volume. It is composed primarily of iron, but includes
a quantity of lighter elements whose presence, but not
identity, is inferred from geophysical measurements...
Although we are confined to Earth's crust, we live every day with the
impacts that the large-scale motions of subterranean tectonic plates
can have on our planet, such as changes to terrain or weather...
The vivid blue and green non-iridescent hues of bird plumage are produced
by the nanostructure of feathers, unlike much of the avian palette, which is
a product of pigmentation...