Weekly round-up and open thread, 27 May 2013

// 27 May 2013

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This image is called The Earth seen from Apollo 17. It is a famous photograph of the Earth taken in 1972 by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon. It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula. It is a public domain image found at Wikimedia Commons.Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

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This week’s closing video is ‘Amelia’ by Joni Mitchell from her 1976 album Hejira:

Image attribution and description: The image at the head of this post is called The Earth seen from Apollo 17. It is a famous photograph of the Earth taken in 1972 by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon. It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula. It is a public domain image found at Wikimedia Commons. It is a public domain image from the Wikimedia Commons.

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