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Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene

High above the Earth from aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Ron Garan snapped this image of Hurricane Irene as it passed over the Caribbean on Aug. 22, 2011. The National Hurricane Center noted on Aug....
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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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It is sometimes important for science to know how to forget the things she is surest of.

- Jean Rostand (1894 - 1977)
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