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Thursday, 08 November 2018
Geology Fun Fact
Myth: The Asteroid Belt was a planet that was ripped apart.Currently scientists believe that the Asteroid Belt, located between Jupiter and Mars, never actually formed into a planet. There is evidence though that a proto-planet did initially form but it never fully consolidated. The competing gravity wells from Jupiter and the sun were too great for one to finish forming.
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And to think a few weeks ago I was thinking that not much had been happening in climate science…now here’s another interesting issue. I previously blogged quite a lot about the Cox et al paper (see here, here, here). It generated a lot of interest in the scientific community and I’m not terribly surprised that it provoked some comments which have just been published and which can be found
Una vez mas voy a usar un texto "reciclado" que escribí hace ya un tiempo. Voy a continuar haciéndolo pues tengo varias cosas interesantes que puedo incluir aquí fácilmente, sin hacer muchos cambios. [...]
Der Mensch siedelt gerne in der Nähe von Wasser. Das birg gewisse Risiken, und um das Wasser gegebenenfalls nicht im Vorgarten zu haben, baut der Mensch dann Dämme. So ein Damm ist eine feine Sache, … [...]
The more I look at the problem of how flexible sauropod necks were, the more I think we’re going to struggle to ever know their range of motion It’s just too dependent on soft tissue that doesn’t [...]
This is the RSS plot of the southern polar regions, since 1980 up to the present. You can look at the original below, I just zoomed it up a bit.
So, all those sob stories about the Anarctic melting are [...]
MS in Sustainability Management alum Sargam Saraf shared some advice for current and prospective students who want to build a career in corporate
Rappresentazione artistica di 'Oumuamua (Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser). Vedo che le rappresentazioni pericolosamente fuorvianti non sono solo in paleontologia...
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The smog in Delhi has reached near toxic levels this morning. Current air quality readings have reached a level labeled “Extremely Hazardous. This smog is being greatly aggravated by the autumn burning of [...]
Atención a la noticia publicada en Hay Noticia el pasado 24 de julio de 2018:La NASA encuentra restos de dinosaurio en MarteLa Mars Science Laboratory (abreviada MSL), conocida como Curiosity (Curiosidad en [...]
We're talking a micro ice age, a twenty year cycle, sure as clockwork. I would be sad if we broke through to a mini ice age, 300 year cycle.
Last year the US nearly ran out of natgas. This year it will [...]