Ocean Drilling Research May Reveal New Secrets. Maybe I did not pay enough attention during geography in public school, but I thought I new all of the continents of mother earth. It turns out that I was wrong and scientists are heading out to explore it. It is the continent of Zealandia ( not Zoolander!).

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Antarctic Glaciers Starting To Melt. We have been hearing for years that if global temperatures rose high enough that the ice in the Antarctic starts to melt, the world would soon become a very different place. Well here is the latest not so good, news on this.

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An X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) is an X-ray combining the features of lasers at the free electron state. An XFEL generates high-intensity electromagnetic radiation by accelerating electrons to relativistic speeds and directing them through special magnetic structures.

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Research Shows Climate Changes to Make Europe Even Hotter. Scientists have developed a new method to model heat wave magnitude that takes both the duration and the intensity of the heat wave into account. The new metric is called the Heat Wave Magnitude Index daily (HWMId) which indicates that a little-studied heat wave in Finland in […]

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