Further Reading

A. L. Mascarelli. “A very good blast from the past.” Science News for Students. Oct. 27, 2010.

S. Oosthoek. “Cool Jobs: Like Mother Nature.” Science News for Students. Apr. 4, 2012.

S. Ornes. “Tracing a Gem’s Origins.” Science News for Students. Nov. 2, 2011.

S. Ornes. “Light Dancing on Glass.” Science News for Students. May 15, 2013.

J. Raloff. “Understanding electromagnetic radiation.” Science News for Students. April 8, 2008.

E. Sohn. “Big Machine Reveals Small Worlds.” Science News for Students. Oct. 19, 2007.

Just how big is an atom compared with an amoeba? The “Cell Size and Scale” webpage from the University of Utah’s Genetic Science Learning Center can help visualize the difference.

E. Sohn. “Spinach Power for Solar Cells.” Science News for Students. June 9, 2004.

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