Daily Archives: October 1, 2008

Scientists to boost Southern Ocean CO2 monitoring

Oceans absorb vast amounts of carbon dioxide and the Southern Ocean between Australia and Antarctica plays the greatest role of all the world’s oceans, scientists say. The problem is there is no permanent monitoring of the Southern Ocean because of … Continue reading

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The Astrolabe:Astronomical Computer

The astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky. Several types of astrolabes have been made. By far the most popular type is the … Continue reading

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