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Living in Madrid, Spain since August 2001 and have traveled to many European countries. Originally from Massachusetts, I've lived in California, and North Carolina each for about 10-12 years. I write and teach English to business students in Madrid, Spain, and have eclectic interests - writing and astronomy being two of many.
Saturday, September 26, 2009 A Short Journey: Micrometeorites to Coal Contamination (Article with photographs of both")
Think coal-burning power plants are clean? My interests in meteorites and micrometeorites led me to metal particulate contamination in the soil from various sources, one of which is coal-burning power plants. Photos of 50/500 micron size metal spheres. Lots of them contaminate our soil, air, water. Guidelines as to how to look for, and how to view them. (And micrometeorites, too!)