The Odds of Dying
tornado lightning disaster
February 9th, 2016
There are many ways to go, but what are the odds, really?
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Underground Ramp Makes Himalayas 'Grow' Between Big Earthquakes
himalayan fault
February 4th, 2016
The fault that lies beneath the Himalayas is kinked, with a subterranean ramp that grows the mountains in between major earthquakes, new research finds.
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To Prevent Another Dust Bowl, the US Must Sow the Right Seeds
Bluebunch wheatgrass for Steens Mountain Range
February 2nd, 2016
To prevent another Dust Bowl, don't plant the wrong seeds.
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'Moon Glint' Magic: Astronaut's Photo Reveals Dreamy Patterns
Astronaut Photo
February 8th, 2016
The moon illuminates the Mediterranean Sea in unusual ways in a photograph taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
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Conquer Mont Blanc from Your Couch with Google Street View
Mont Blanc Runner
February 3rd, 2016
It's now possible to scale the brilliant, snowcapped peaks of Mont Blanc, one of Europe's tallest mountains, from the comfort of your couch.
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'Climate Snow Job'? Scientists Respond to Attack on Evidence (Op-Ed)
Jonas dumped quite a bit of snow on Reading, Pennsylvania, seen in this image taken on Sunday, Jan. 24.
January 29th, 2016
The world is warming, and people are causing it, despite the opinions of Patrick Michaels.
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Why Trees Everywhere Break at the Same Wind Speed
aspens, golden quaking aspen
February 5th, 2016
Trees made of hard and soft wood, or of hefty or slender cross-section, all tend to break at roughly the same wind speed, and a new study explains why.
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Map of Winter Storm Jonas' Wind Shows Destructive Gusts
blizzard wind map
February 2nd, 2016
Winter storm Jonas brought with it record-breaking amounts of snow and winds when it plowed through the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States in late January. Now, scientists at NASA have created a map showing the direction and speeds of the gusts.
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Five Facts That Reveal a Warming Planet (Op-Ed)
Global Warming
February 1st, 2016
The Earth is getting hotter, people are causing it.
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