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Earth Science Week 2012
2012-10-14 05:13:30

Earth Science Week is a celebration designed to encourage people everywhere to learn more about the geosciences and explore the natural world.

2012-07-24 13:03:43

December 21, 2012 – the purported last day of a 5,125-year cycle in the Mesoamerican calendar – has been added to an endless list of days when the world has been expected to end.

2012-06-27 22:33:15

What are today's biggest unanswered questions in earth science?

2012-05-22 21:57:09

The American Geosciences Institute has released Geoscience Currents 60, which examines female enrollments and degrees in the geosciences over time.

2012-05-08 15:26:17

AGI conducted a follow-up study to research conducted by Houlton (Geoscience Currents 45-48) in a Geoscience Currents series that examines the various pathways taken by undergraduate geoscience majors when deciding to concentrate in the Earth sciences.

2012-01-05 16:27:51

Geologists carrying rock hammers and accompanied by Marines traverse the rugged expanse of the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan, searching for untold mineral wealth.

2011-11-14 23:40:45

What do geology and textiles have in common?

2011-09-20 22:17:11

The American Geological Institute's Workforce Program today released an analysis of salaries for geoscientists by industry relative to those of other scientific fields.

2011-08-17 13:24:42

Five days after the Twin Towers collapsed, two geoscientists boarded a plane from Denver to New York City.

2011-07-18 15:07:30

Shipwreck enthusiasts find a bounty of nautical relics preserved in the chilly depths of the Great Lakes.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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