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2011-04-09 06:05:00

New forecasts on rising sea levels suggest that New York will be a big loser, while some regions, including those closer to polar regions, will win big.

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2011-04-07 13:35:00

Scientists have calculated that the Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour.

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2011-04-06 12:17:04

According to new research, whitening clouds by spraying them with seawater could do more harm than good for climate change.

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2011-04-06 07:25:00

The Chicxulub crater in Mexico, the site of the asteroid strike that brought the dinosaurs to extinction 65 million years ago, is among the highlights of ocean drilling projects proposed for the next decade.

2010-05-22 07:38:27

Two members of the MESSENGER team have been honored by their peers.

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2010-05-06 10:50:00

The volcanic activity that has recently happened in Iceland is making the case for a new satellite tracking instruments.

2010-05-06 08:48:50

On May 2-7, 7000 researchers from all of Europe gather in Vienna for European Geosciences Union - considered a great opportunity to exchange information and experiences on the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano.

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2010-05-04 10:25:00

Scientists have uncovered evidence contained within South African rocks which shows that a weak magnetic field was present on Earth over 3 billion years ago.

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2009-04-28 08:43:34

Earth-bound tornadoes are puny compared to "space tornadoes," which span a volume as large as Earth and produce electrical currents exceeding 100,000 amperes, according to new observations by a suite of five NASA space probes.

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2008-05-21 12:30:00

Up to now, the oceans have buffered climate change considerably by absorbing almost one third of the worldwide emitted carbon dioxide. Unfortunately, this is causing ocean acidification.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.