Air and Mankind: How did we discover and tame gases? Birth of the atmosphere from a stranger’s exhaled breath, revolutions in agriculture, industry, medicine, and war brought about by the science of gases (published by Sam Kean in 1999) I also like To Love and Be Loved, and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery is also delicate). On May 31, 2018, an analysis of images taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in 2015 shows a vast dune that appears to have been formed by a grain of frozen CH4 blown to the surface. I know that. Pluto’s dunes, however, appear to be different from Earth’s, being made up of ice particles of solid methane. The only places in the solar system with sand dunes are Earth, Mars, Venus, Saturn’s moon Titan, and Comets.

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