Daily Archives: December 21, 2009

Global Warming Likely to Be Amplified by Slow Changes to Earth Systems

The kinds of increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide taking place today could have a significantly larger effect on global temperatures than previously thought, according to a new study led by Yale University geologists. read it here Advertisements

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Colliding Auroras Produce an Explosion of Light

A network of cameras deployed around the Arctic in support of NASA’s THEMIS mission has made a startling discovery about the Northern Lights. Sometimes, vast curtains of aurora borealis collide, producing spectacular outbursts of light. Movies of the phenomenon were … Continue reading

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