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2010-03-31 15:00:14

The main cause of a rapid global cooling period, known as the Big Freeze or Younger Dryas - which occurred nearly 13,000 years ago - has been identified thanks to the help of an academic at the University of Sheffield.

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2009-11-30 10:42:06

In the film, 'The Day After Tomorrow' the world enters the icy grip of a new glacial period within the space of just a few weeks.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.