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Stormier Weather In The Northwest Due To Manmade Climate Change
2013-03-18 06:10:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The evidence for manmade climate change is pretty strong. And most scientists hold little doubt that massive amounts of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere have caused warmer climes since the onset of the Industrial Revolution. However, when it comes to stormy weather, the evidence has been limited. One scientist, Jonathan Katz, PhD, professor of physics at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), looked at the...

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2010-12-22 10:09:04

By Diana Lutz, Washington University in St. Louis Experiments show that drilling mud that behaved more like quicksand and less like ketchup might have prevented the top-kill blowout On May 25th, 2010, the online arm of Upstream, a newspaper for the international oil and gas industry, reported that British Petroleum had started top-kill procedures on the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. "The company said that the operation, which will pump heavy mud down the wellbore in an attempt to gain...

2008-09-03 15:00:26

By DAVID BRINN If its first show back in the late 1960s had been successful, Blood, Sweat and Tears never would have gone on to become one of the top rock bands of the era. According to founding member Steve Katz, the impetus for the seminal elements of the groundbreaking band's debut, featuring fellow Blues Project alumnus Al Kooper and musical friends like Bobby Colomby and Jim Fielder, was to raise funds to enable Kooper to move to England. "We put together a show to raise money...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.