Why Do Geysers Erupt? It Boils Down to Plumbing
March 2nd, 2015
Geysers erupt, sending steam and hot water hundreds of feet into the air, because of a series of loops and side chambers hidden deep below the surface that allow water to boil first at the top and then cascade downward, a new study suggests.
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Watch Very '80s Footage of 'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark at Work
Eugenie Clark in Pisces VI
February 27th, 2015
This week, ocean explorers mourned the loss of a legend in their field: Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and authority on sharks.
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Global Warming Brought on California's Severe Drought
Trinity Lake
March 2nd, 2015
California's severe drought is just a taste of the dry years to come, thanks to global warming, a new study finds.
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Gallery: Probing Geysers in Yellowstone and Chile
March 2nd, 2015
Geysers erupt, sending steam and hot water hundreds of feet into the air, because of a series of loops and side-chambers hidden deep below the surface that allow water to boil first at the top and then cascade downward, suggests a new study. It settles a
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Cool Pacific Ocean Slowed Global Warming
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
February 26th, 2015
The Pacific was a planetary air conditioner for the past two decades, but the relief may soon end, a new study finds.
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Iceland's Largest Eruption Ends…Maybe
Bardarbunga
March 2nd, 2015
Iceland's biggest volcanic eruption in more than 200 years has ended for now.
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Can Civilization Continue? An Earth System Scientist Explains
Dead forest, earth systems, ecology
February 28th, 2015
This is a good question, however I think it’s possibly something of a red herring.
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