Quantcast

Science News Archive - November 13, 2009

"The very thought of you … the mere idea of you" —from the song "The Very Thought of You" by Ray Noble.

8498f6e38d73896adbcf465b507ba9b81

Cyclone Phyan broke a 43 year record when it made landfall north of the city of Mumbai, India during the evening hours on November 11.

272b339eac1b85c9a6ecc22c9d1a02a81

Satellite imagery and weather ground station readings today along the Mid-Atlantic indicate "Ida the coastal low pressure area" is finally moving away from the US east coast.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.