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High-Speed Camera Captures Snowflake Geometries In Midair
2013-04-10 13:57:32

It is said that no two snowflakes are alike and new research from the University of Utah shows just how unique the cold-weather precipitation can be.

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2009-11-23 08:50:00

In a provocative new study, a University of Utah scientist argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions – the major cause of global warming – cannot be stabilized unless the world's economy collapses or society builds the equivalent of one new nuclear power plant each day.

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2008-03-19 08:15:00

Scientists know that air pollution particles from mid-latitude cities migrate to the Arctic and form an ugly haze, but a new University of Utah study finds surprising evidence that polar explorers saw the same phenomenon as early as 1870.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.