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[NEWS] Five sci-tech links: ponds, Arctic kelp, black holes, starbursts, inverted world

  • The Conversation notes that ponds on farmers’ fields in the Prairies can serve as useful carbon sinks.
  • Karen Filbee-Dexter at The Conversation notes that, with climate change, kelp forests in the Arctic Ocean are on the verge of great expansion.
  • Evan Gough at Universe Today notes that including a space telescope or two would make images of black holes that much sharper.
  • Phys.org notes a new study suggesting that there was a major burst of massive star formation in our galaxy three billion years ago.
  • Reddit’s mapporn shares a map imagining what climate would look like on a world where land took the place of sea and vice versa.
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