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A meteor streaked across Russia’s early morning skies on Friday before violently exploding, sending a rain of debris onto the Earth below. The flash and boom shattered windows and meteor particles left damage in its wake, injuring more than 900 people in the Ural Mountains region.
The seeds for the rise of Western civilization were planted when humans living in Europe began to adopt farming, a more efficient and reliable way to supply food, as opposed to hunting and gathering.
A new study has traced glacial ice entering the ocean along the western Antarctic Peninsula using a unique 12,000-year record of microscopic marine algae fossils.
GSA Annual Meeting Technical Session: "Geomorphology of the Anthropocene"
Modern climatologists have access to a wide array of technological tools, but an international team looking to study climate events from the past thousand years has decided to utilize something a little more old school.
A study led by researchers from Texas A&M University's Department of Oceanography looks back at the water cycle that affected the Western United States in an era dating back some 20,000 years.
The calculations prepared by Mainz scientists will also influence the way current climate change is perceived
Pitt scientists also discover unexpected complexity to the US West's patterns of drought during the Middle Ages.
Archaeological research carried out at the Neolithic site of La Draga, near the lake of Banyoles, has yielded the discovery of an item which is unique in the western Mediterranean and Europe.
The Eemian interglacial period that began some 125,000 years ago is often used as a model for contemporary climate change.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.