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2014-11-10 08:21:19

State Farm® helps drivers stay safe on the road and be ready for the unexpected BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Nov.

polar vortex beware
2014-11-06 16:16:10

For all those hoping the Polar Vortex was merely a frosty memory of winter 2013/2014, we have some bad news: It's back. And it's returning next week.

titan southern polar vortex
2014-10-02 06:30:31

Analysis of data collected by NASA’s Cassini mission has revealed the presence of a large, cold, toxic cloud swirling above the south pole of Saturn’s moon Titan, according to research published in the October 2 edition of the journal Nature.

2014-03-25 23:26:44

ENERTIA® CEO Michael Sykes announces three new Extreme EX models of the Award-Winning Green kit-home series, with beefed up thermal mass for more inertia, and reflective hidden internal surfaces

Changing Seasons On Titan
2013-04-12 07:40:24

The latest sign that the change of seasons has started a cascade of radical changes in the atmosphere on Titan is an ice cloud taking shape over the south pole.

Causes Of 2011 Arctic Ozone Hole Pinpointed By NASA
2013-03-12 10:16:04

A combination of extreme cold temperatures, man-made chemicals and a stagnant atmosphere were behind what became known as the Arctic ozone hole of 2011, a new NASA study finds.

Deep Ocean Currents Affected By Atmosphere
2012-09-24 11:23:52

Atmospheric researchers at the University of Utah have uncovered a Rube Goldberg-like mechanism that begins in the polar stratosphere and drives global weather patterns through a chain of interactions, according to a new report.

Arctic Ice Melt Setting The Stage For Severe Winters
2012-06-07 04:09:38

The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is hitting closer to home than millions of Americans might think.

Unusually Chilly Stratosphere Behind 2011′s Record Arctic Ozone Hole
2011-10-20 08:06:37

Check the fine print on many cans of hairspray or shaving cream these days, and you’ll probably find a reassurance that the product you are holding contains “No CFCs or chemicals known to harm the ozone layer.”

CFC's the Real Reason for Ozone Loss?
2011-10-13 03:04:52

How many individuals and corporations have lost money and jobs over theoretical ozone depletion? Why have natural variations never been considered as a possible reason for seasonal ozone loss?


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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