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Collision Between India and Asia Occurred 10 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
2013-02-06 13:32:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online India collided with Asia, creating the Himalayas, 10 million years later than previously thought, according to new research published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters (EPSL). MIT researchers found that the collision between India and Asia occurred 40 million years ago, rather than the previous belief of 50 million years ago. “India came running full speed at Asia and boom, they collided,” Oliver Jagoutz, an...

2012-12-22 05:03:16

Sweat it Out is excited to announce their new special promotions through their social media channels on Facebook and Twitter. For customers who spend $40 or more, they will receive a CoolMax t-shirt with their holiday season purchase. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Sweat it Out is excited to announce their new special promotions through their social media channels on Facebook and Twitter. For customers who spend $40 or more, they will receive a CoolMax t-shirt with their holiday season purchase....

2011-11-06 08:00:00

Project VisAbility and Sport&Health Raise Funds to Buy Equipment for Wounded Warriors Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 Project VisAbility, with Sport&Health Clubs and Diamond Sponsor Myzone, plans to âœSWEATâ twice as much at this yearâs second annual SWEAT for a VET event, taking place on Saturday, November 12, 2011. Join hundreds of participants live at Tysons Sport&Health and thousands at SWEAT-a-thons across the...

2008-08-07 06:00:34

By Steve Kuchera, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 7--IT DOESN'T LOOK EXTRAORDINARY -- but a rock found in Antarctica by a University of Minnesota Duluth professor is helping researchers reconstruct what a supercontinent that existed a billion years ago looked like. Analysis of the chunk of granite collected by UMD geology professor John Goodge in 2005 indicate that part of Antarctica and North America were joined 1.4 billion years ago. "We got really lucky -- I had no idea what we were...

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2008-07-17 16:15:00

A lone granite boulder found against all odds high atop a glacier in Antarctica may provide additional key evidence to support a theory that parts of the southernmost continent once were connected to North America hundreds of millions of years ago. Writing in the July 11 edition of the journal Science, an international team of U.S. and Australian investigators  describe their findings, which were made in the Transantarctic Mountains, and their significance to the problem of piecing...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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