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2011-05-18 16:07:56

Carbon found within ancient rocks has played a crucial role developing a time line for the emergence of biological life on the planet billions of years ago.

2008-09-11 18:00:27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - ECU Silver Mining (TSX:ECU) - Dear fellow Shareholders, Needless to say the past 14 months and particularly the last 2 months have been very turbulent times for the mining sector and the capital markets in general.

2008-06-06 03:00:33

By Oliver, Grahame J H Wilde, Simon A; Wan, Yusheng Abstract: Thirty-seven granitoids from Scotland have been dated using the sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe zircon method. Granitoids were intruded during: (1) crustal stretching at c.

2008-03-05 14:26:56

Earth scientists are in the business of backing into history -- extrapolating what happened millions of years ago based on what they can observe now.


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'.