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Titanic Sailing Conditions Were Not As Extreme As Modern Day
2014-04-11 09:01:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One hundred and two years ago this week, the Titanic set off on its fateful maiden voyage from the United Kingdom. Coinciding with that anniversary is a new report from British researchers who have determined the conditions surrounding the iceberg that would eventually take 1,517 lives. According to the report, which was published in the journal Weather, 1912 was not an exceptionally high year for icebergs – particularly in light of...

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2011-01-04 13:35:00

Swiss researchers reported on Tuesday that they found evidence of a "drastic" shift since the 1970s in the north Atlantic Ocean currents that usually influence weather in the northern hemisphere. The team of biochemists and oceanographers from Switzerland, Canada and the U.S. detected changes in deep sea Atlantic corals that indicated the declining influence of the cold northern Labrador Current. They said that change "since the early 1970s is largely unique in the context of the last...


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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.