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Richard Muller Converts, Human Activity Causes Global Warming
2012-07-30 14:38:55

One skeptical climate scientist has changed his beliefs, and now says that human activity is indeed causing the Earth to warm.

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2010-12-22 15:15:00

Richard Muller is a guy who thinks spouting fun physics facts will make you the life of the party -- and his new book, "The Instant Physicist: An Illustrated Guide," may just convince you he's right.

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2005-03-15 07:43:03

A detailed and extensive new analysis of the fossil records of marine animals over the past 542 million years has yielded a stunning surprise. Biodiversity appears to rise and fall in mysterious cycles of 62 million years for which science has no satisfactory explanation.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]