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Molecular clocks -- based on changes in genetic material -- indicate much younger ages for a wide variety of plants found as fossils in southern Argentina than do the solid, geologic dates of those fossils
Both the American Geosciences Institute and NASA are looking to raise awareness around Earth sciences with the celebration of Earth Science Week from October 12 through October 18.
Tempus Global Data, the leader in next generation weather forecasting, has created an advisory team of leading scientists in their fields. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB)
For those involved in and interested in the history of life and its evolution - including the inception of multicellular eukaryotes (organism with cells) - Virginia Tech released some very exciting news recently.
2014 Arctic sea ice coverage is the sixth lowest recorded since 1978, researchers from the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder revealed on Monday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arctic sea ice coverage continued its below-average trend this year as the ice declined to its annual minimum on Sept.
National laboratories, including the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, are teaming up with academia and industry to unleash high performance computing (HPC) on climate change through a new project
Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...
Earth science (or geoscience) is the science of the planet Earth. Earth science can be broken down into four major disciplines, which are: geography, geology, geophysics, and geodesy. These disciplines use physics, chemistry, biology, chronology and mathematics to arrive to a greater understanding of the principal areas of the Earth system. Since Earth is the only known life-bearing planet, Earth science is solely dedicated to the geophysical makeup of our own planet. One discipline,...
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