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2011-08-12 05:15:00

The melting of Arctic sea ice may temporarily stabilize, and the ice may even expand, over the coming years.

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2008-04-21 13:40:00

The shrinking expanse of Arctic sea ice is increasingly vulnerable to summer sunshine, new research concludes. A new study finds that unusually sunny weather contributed to last summer's record loss of Arctic ice.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.