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2014-10-14 04:35:26

As a part of the international recognition of Earth Science Week, the Geological Society of London in the United Kingdom has unveiled its list of the top 100 geological sites in the UK and Ireland.

2014-06-25 12:31:01

NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New plug-in integrates georeferenced maps and scientific data from Geofacets with 2D and 3D geological and geophysical models on

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2009-05-04 13:06:32

A Princeton University geoscientist who has stirred controversy with her studies challenging a popular theory that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs has compiled powerful new evidence asserting her position.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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