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2013-10-10 13:46:06

A group of Canadian researchers says they’ve finally figured out why icicles grow with those characteristic ripples. The answer, they say, is the amount of impurities in the water, particularly salt.

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2010-12-03 08:10:00

A team of physicists from the University of Toronto and Rutgers University have mimicked the explosion of a supernova in miniature.

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2009-07-07 16:30:00

Just about any road with a loose surface — sand or gravel or snow — develops ripples that make driving a very shaky experience.

2009-06-04 13:06:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arbitron Inc.

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2008-12-16 10:50:00

Physicists at the University of Toronto have cracked the mystery behind the strange and uncannily well-ordered hexagonal columns found at such popular tourist sites as Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway and California's Devil's Postpile, using water, corn starch, and a heat lamp.

2007-10-02 09:01:05

By Brueilly, Kevin E Williamson, Elizabeth M; Morris, G Stephen Background and Purpose.


Word of the Day
bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.