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2014/04/15 13:42
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Deforestation Create Tinderbox Conditions in the Amazon Ongoing deforestation and fragmentation of forests in the Amazon help create tinderbox conditions for wildfires, contributing to rapid and...
2014/04/15 13:42
2014/04/15 13:42
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2014/04/09 11:31
2014/04/09 11:31
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In this dramatic image, Dominici crater takes center-stage. Dominici is 20 km (12 mi.) in diameter, and hosts a variety of landforms including a sharp crater rim, internal slumps, and abundant...
2014/04/07 01:05
2014/04/07 01:05
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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan A president of a leading research university. Leader of the Carnegie Institution for Science. A finance executive with an...
2014/04/03 17:41
2014/04/03 17:41
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This colorful view of Mercury was produced by using images from the color base map imaging campaign during Messenger’s primary mission. These colors are not what Mercury would look like to the human...
2014/04/03 15:40
2014/04/03 15:40
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This makes the Earth's moon up to 60 million years younger than some previous estimates, a study published on Wednesday found. Researchers used a new way to calculate the birthday of the planet's...
2014/04/02 19:06
2014/04/02 19:06
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Astronomers this week reported what they believe to be the most-distant member of our solar system discovered so far. 2012 VP113, a probable dwarf planet that was found to lie beyond the known edge...
2014/04/02 15:36
2014/04/02 15:36
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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific...
2014/04/01 10:08
2014/04/01 10:08
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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - If you have already read "12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats," now you can move on to "8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming." A United Nations panel of scientists...
2014/04/01 06:46
2014/04/01 06:46
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Rebel fighters members of the al-Sham Brigade (Liwa al-Sham) take part in a training session in the northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on March 25, 2014. Syria's opposition called for "sophisticated"...
2014/03/31 20:39
2014/03/31 20:39
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In the summer of 2009, Stanford Professor Chris Field embarked on a task of urgent global importance. Field had been tapped to assemble hundreds of climate scientists to dig through 12,000 scientific...
2014/03/31 12:11
2014/03/31 12:11
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Gerrymandering, geography give Republicans built-in advantage in this year's House elections WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart...
2014/03/31 06:49
2014/03/31 06:49
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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - In an authoritative report due out Monday a United Nations climate panel for the first time is connecting hotter global temperatures to hotter global tempers. Top scientists are...
2014/03/30 10:47
2014/03/30 10:47
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Australia pours resources into search area for clues to wreckage of missing plane PERTH, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister said Sunday that he was hopeful a clue will emerge soon to narrow...
2014/03/29 18:15
2014/03/29 18:15
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Newfound Pink World Lurks At Solar System FringesPosted: Saturday, March 29, 2014 1:28 PM EDTUpdated: Saturday, March 29, 2014 1:28 PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Peering into the far reaches of the...
2014/03/29 11:10
2014/03/29 11:10
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Chinese plane spots 3 new floating objects but none recovered yet in search for missing jet PERTH, Australia (AP) -- No debris spotted in an area off the west coast of Australia has been recovered, a...
2014/03/29 10:41
2014/03/29 10:41
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By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering...
2014/03/27 18:31
2014/03/27 18:31
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In its first months of operation, the APF has found two new planetary systems, giving astronomers a taste of planetary riches to come Lick Observatory’s newest telescope, the Automated Planet Finder...
2014/03/26 22:58
2014/03/26 22:58
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Feds praise verdict against bin Laden son-in-law, call him a member of a 'homicidal hierarchy' NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was convicted Wednesday for his role as al-Qaida's fiery...
2014/03/26 19:16
2014/03/26 19:16
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This combination of images provided by the Carnegie Institution for Science shows a new solar system object dubbed 2012 VP113, indicated by the yellow arrow, that was observed on November 2012 through...
2014/03/26 18:38
2014/03/26 18:38
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Discovery of an icy "dwarf" world beyond Pluto hints that a much bigger planet may hide even farther out in the dim reaches of the solar system, astronomers suggested on Wednesday. (Read "Our Solar...
2014/04/15 13:42
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