Hubble Captures One Of The Closest Comet Approaches Ever

On March 21, 2016, Comet 252P/LINEAR made its closest approach yet, traveling within 3.3 million miles of Earth, or about 14 times the distance between our planet and the moon. During that time, and in the subsequent days, all eyes were on the icy visitor as it safely passed us by, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.…

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The Future Of Bioenergy Is In This Book-Less Library

The Bioenergy Feedstock Library contains no books. What it does contain is information about biomass — organic material such as corn stover, switchgrass, wood chips and wheat straw. Nearly 50,000 biomass database entries and more than 35,000 physical samples reside in a repository located at the Department of Energy’s Biomass Feedstock National User Facility. The library…

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