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racetrack playa mystery solved
2014-08-29 05:27:57

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For nearly 80 years, scientists have been puzzled by the “sailing stones” of Death Valley National Park – massive rocks, some weighing 500 pounds or more, that inexplicably have long trails behind them as though they had been pushed through the dry, flat mud surface of the region known as Racetrack Playa. According to National Geographic’s Jason Bittel, these “sailing stones” (also known as the “sliding rocks” of Death...

Oceans May Change Drastically In The Future
2013-08-06 05:37:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, reveals the look of the oceans will change drastically in the future as the coming greenhouse world alters marine food webs and gives certain species advantages over others, if history's closest analog is any indication. Richard Norris, paleobiologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, worked with an international team of scientists to show the ancient...

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2011-03-17 10:19:55

Scripps researchers document the history of sudden global warming events, impacts on marine life Bursts of intense global warming that have lasted tens of thousands of years have taken place more frequently throughout history than previously believe, according to evidence gathered by a team led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers. Richard Norris, a professor of geology at Scripps who co-authored the report, said that releases of carbon dioxide sequestered in the...

2010-10-05 07:10:00

PERTH, Scotland, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you are looking to thrive in your career, build a business, or just bring more success to your life, the secret lies in first identifying your purpose and then taking seven key steps to reach your goals, according to acclaimed executive business coach Dr. Richard Norris. "Hoof It!" ($21.95, Ecademy Press) is a new motivational and inspiring guide designed to help people to catalyze their success, not only now but in the future too. Created...


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