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Science News Archive - August 01, 2006

Rare, mother-of-pearl colored clouds caused by extreme weather conditions above Antarctica are a possible indication of global warming, Australian scientists said on Tuesday.

By Brandyberry, Alan A; Bakke, Sharen A ABSTRACT The evolution of the information systems (IS) profession as well as the IS educational environment has resulted in student project teams becoming an increasingly important component of IS education.

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform your outdoor living space into a relaxing retreat by creating a simple container pond -- an easy, do-it- yourself project that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

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Like most natural history museums, this one has exhibits showing dinosaurs roaming the Earth. Except here, the giant reptiles share the forest with Adam and Eve.

Tropical Storm Chris, the third of the hurricane season, formed on Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Leeward Islands, prompting storm alerts for some of the small northeastern Caribbean islands and Puerto Rico.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.