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Next-Gen Weather Satellites To Improve Tornado Warnings
2012-03-01 04:39:16

When you read the following paragraph, consider the following: Tornado season hasn't even started yet. On Jan. 22 and 23, 2012, more than 37 tornadoes struck the southern USA. Ten of them tore across the Lower Mississippi Valley into Alabama. Worst hit were St. Clair and Jefferson County, Ala., where 2 people were killed, about 100 others injured, and at least $30 million in damage was done. It was a chilling reminder of the April 2011 onslaught of deadly tornadoes that took a staggering...

2008-07-25 21:00:26

When they make a movie of your book, they're not going to have to "base it on a true story," because this true story is more dramatic than fiction. I can see Jack Black collecting an Oscar as Steve. Who would play Kris Kristofferson, Paul Anka, John Prine, Steve Martin and Jimmy Buffett? Jack Black has a close resemblance but also an ingrained persona that could turn away those seeking a serious biopic. I would lean toward an unknown to play Steve. For Kris Kristofferson, a good fit might...

2007-04-26 06:00:22

Steve Goodman, Madagascar's most intrepid field biologist, has nearly a dozen species of insects, animals and plants named after him. In some cases that's because his colleagues admire him. In others, it's because they plucked the creatures off him. Years ago, Goodman was sleeping in a remote cave frequented by Nubian ibexes _ a species of antelope _ in Sudan and picked up an infestation of ticks. Back in Cairo, a scientist friend handed him a vial and instructions to ease the parasites off...

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2005-08-09 18:50:00

CHICAGO -- German and Malagasy primatologists have discovered two new species of lemurs, naming one of them after Steve Goodman, a Field Museum scientist who has devoted nearly two decades to studying the animals of Madagascar. Lemurs in the wild are found only in Madagascar, one of the most important conservation hotspots on Earth. Lemurs are the last living link to ancient primates that have a common link to the primate lineage that evolved into humans. Therefore, they are extremely...


Latest Steve Goodman Reference Libraries

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2006-12-27 14:23:43

Goodman's Mouse Lemur (Microcebus lehilahytsara) is a species of mouse lemur from Andasibe in eastern Madagascar. It is thought to have diverged from other mouse lemurs in the region about 2 million years ago. The species is named in honor of primatologist Steve Goodman. The finding was presented August 10, 2005, along with the discovery of the Northern Giant Mouse Lemur Mirza zaza as a separate species. In 2005, Goodman was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Prize for his...

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