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Pamir Tien Shan Earthquakes And Tectonics
2013-08-27 14:07:16

Real time observation of shear waves on the Earth's surface, first direct observation of subducting continental crust during the collision of two continents

Door Opened For Solid State Physics By Berlin Researchers
2013-08-21 15:25:40

Without the currently available plethora of X-ray methods, basic research in the physical sciences would be unthinkable.

New AWI Thermal Imaging System Helps Researchers Protect Large Whales From Noise Around The Clock
2013-08-13 08:19:35

Pile driving during construction of wind farms and the use of airguns when searching for oil and gas unavoidably result in noise pollution in the surrounding area.

2012-03-29 21:58:34

Why did the atmosphere contain so little carbon dioxide (CO2) during the last Ice Age 20,000 years ago?

2011-12-02 14:34:59

The end of the last ice age and the processes that led to the melting of the northern and southern ice sheets supply basic information on changes in our climate.

2011-06-06 19:34:22

Cancer cells do not grow equally well everywhere in the body.

2011-05-20 13:06:42

The research vessel Polarstern of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association will arrive back at its homeport of Bremerhaven after a seven-month expedition on Friday, 20 May.

2011-05-18 16:32:56

How do genes control us?

2011-04-18 14:30:30

The coastline in Arctic regions reacts to climate change with increased erosion and retreats by half a meter per year on average.

2011-04-05 15:46:11

Over the past few days ozone-depleted air masses extended from the north pole to southern Scandinavia leading to higher than normal levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation during sunny days in southern Finland.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.