Daily Archives: June 16, 2009

Are Changes In Earth’s Main Magnetic Field Induced By Oceans’ Circulation?

New research raises question marks about the forces behind the magnetic field and the structure of Earth itself.Professor Gregory Ryskin from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University in Illinois, US,controversial new paper, published in New Journal … Continue reading

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Silk Road threatened by melting glaciers

The Chinese gateway to the ancient Silk Road is being flooded — and the culprit, researchers say, is climate change. Melting glaciers sitting above the Hexi corridor in Gansu province, once an important trading and military route into Central Asia, … Continue reading

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