Daily Archives: May 18, 2009

Conveyor Belt Concept of Ocean Water Circulation is Probably Wrong

The familiar model of Atlantic ocean currents that shows a discrete “conveyor belt” of deep, cold water flowing southward from the Labrador Sea is probably not correct. New research led by Duke University and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution relied … Continue reading

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Astronauts complete tricky Hubble surgery

In a historic and daring feet astronauts opened up and installed new electronics on one of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most important instruments on Saturday. But NASA must now wait for the results of a battery of tests to see … Continue reading

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