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Riled Up is a journal of science, the environment, exploration, new technology, and related commentary.  Contributors include scientists, explorers, engineers, and others who provide perspectives and context not typically offered in general news circulation.  For interested readers, additional resources are included.

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Calling all basejumpers

Uranus in the outer solar system has a very strange moon, Miranda. Besides being large for a moon circling a gas planet, it has a massive cliff-- Verona Rupes --that defies imagination. Verona Rupes is estimated to be 20 kilometers deep or high depending on your perspective, ten times the depth of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. How the massive escapement was created remains unknown but perhaps resulted from a large impact event or tectonic motions of the moon's crust. This image of ...


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