Month: April 2010

Record Crowd for Talk About Urban Plants

Last Wed, Apr 21st, Katie Murphy told the large audience (over 50 people – our biggest yet!) all about her work on urban plants. She mixed in some of the lessons she has learned working as a landscaper in the

The Importance of Plants on our Urban Environments

By Katie Murphy April 21, 2010 Plants play many key roles in our urban environment and are an important part of a healthy urban landscape. This talk will explore the role of plants in cities, the importance of the practice

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Brown Dwarfs: The Little Stars That Couldn’t

By Sarah Jane Schmidt April 7, 2010 Brown dwarfs are objects that form like stars, but are too small to sustain hydrogen burning in their cores. Within the past 15 years, we’ve gone from the discovery of the first brown

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