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2012-05-21 09:42:48

It was used to help Apollo astronauts navigate in space, and has since been applied to problems as diverse as economics and weather forecasting, but Harvard scientists are now using a powerful statistical tool to not only track sea level rise over time, but to determine where the water causing the rise is coming from.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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