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Problem Wells Source Of Greenhouse Gas At Unexpected Stage Of Natural Gas Production
2014-04-16 11:50:35

High levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above shale gas wells at a production point not thought to be an important emissions source

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2009-12-07 14:41:57

There is more to the snowflake than its ability to delight schoolchildren and snarl traffic.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.