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2010-04-15 10:10:00

A new study, published Thursday in the journal Environmental Research Letters, may help to explain why the United Kingdom and parts of continental Europe are experiencing cold temperatures during the age of global warming. The reason, according to a team of researchers led by University of Reading space environment physics professor Mike Lockwood, is a newly discovered link between low solar activity and jet streams over the Atlantic Ocean. Lockwood and his partners looked at temperature...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'