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Science News Archive - July 28, 2007

By Cooke-Davies, Terry Cicmil, Svetlana; Crawford, Lynn; Richardson, Kurt [ABSTRACT] Both practitioners and researchers in the field of project management have referred to problems caused by complexity or problems of particular significance to complex projects.

TXU Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell want to build the world's largest wind farm in the Panhandle, nearly doubling the amount of wind capacity in Texas.

By Chester Allen, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 28--A 7-foot-long white sturgeon weighing more than 300 pounds washed ashore at Black Lake on Thursday, but fish biologists weren't surprised.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.