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It may be valuable to consider microalgae as a potential solution to a number of problems; not the least of which...
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PF is announcing its regrettable decision to ban all topics of global warming and climate change indefinitely. At...
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Controversial claims must be supported by evidence that comes from a scientific, peer-reviewed journal or a similarly...
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What is the time of day when Earth´s land area is largest, and what time of day is it smallest? Or more importantly,...
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I read that the level of oxygen in the atmosphere reached its highest concentration during the Carboniferous period,...
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coming in on my seismo NOW Southeastern Solomon Islands initially reported as a M 8.3, since dropped to a M 7.6...
Apr15-14 05:54 AM
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I've been looking at historical tide data for the Florida Keys at ...
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I came across an interesting video on three massive earthquakes and the thrusts that caused tsunamis....
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hi gang prelim report of a M8.0 quake coastal nthrn Chile is coming in NOW on my seismo...
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I have an idea for you on defusing or dissipating tornados. I thought that a sufficiently large explosion at the...
Apr4-14 03:16 AM
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Fantastic infographic!
Apr3-14 01:53 AM
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Recently, I collected fossils from the famous posidonia shells from the lower Jurasic (Toarcium or Lias epsilon) in...
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For a circle of latitude on the earth centred on the magnetic pole, how do I represent that in geographic coordinates...
Mar26-14 12:00 PM
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If one digs a well near the ocean can the sand filter the salt out of ocean water? If so how far inland would one have...
Mar22-14 09:04 AM
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Hi everyone, I am currently undertaking my honours year in physics focusing on atmospheric physics. I am...
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It could go here, or in the General Discussion. Amazing:
Mar17-14 10:08 AM
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I was fortunate to spend a few weeks recently with the director of Chasing Ice, Jeff Orlowski. ...
Mar17-14 07:34 AM
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Can you help me identify this mineral and rock? I can't. I think the mineral is quartz. I tried the UV light, but it...
Mar17-14 01:38 AM
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I know a gentleman who wants to clear up his collection. 90% of these are handpicked, including the 150 lb amethyst in...
Mar16-14 05:01 PM
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Hey people i have a doubt o try to be more specific this time, theia the planet collided with the earth and created...
Mar14-14 06:28 PM
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hi guys as per title Yesterday, 10 March 2014 there was a M 6.8 offshore of northern California in the Mendocino...
Mar10-14 11:23 PM
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Scientists find records of rare 'earthquake lights'...
Mar9-14 08:35 AM
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Please tell me which active volcano on the Earth has got the largest fire lake (or moving (long) magma) like them...
Mar7-14 12:02 PM
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Climate change and environmentalism are some of my favourite areas of science and from both reading around and going...
Mar4-14 08:49 PM
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I am having trouble with differentiating between what seems to be two phenomena in the atmosphere. Maybe someone...
Mar4-14 10:12 AM
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I read of the Milankovitch Cycles which explains the collective effects of changes in the Earth's movements upon its...
Feb23-14 08:01 AM
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Good day :smile: It is well-known fact that the volcanic eruptions cause the global decrease of average temperature....
Feb22-14 11:03 PM
Simon Bridge
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Does the term "Coriolis effect" refer to the phenomenon that causes the sheering of wind (or other objects) due to the...
Feb19-14 04:34 PM
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Please forgive me. My education is lacking go easy on me. The radius of 6378.1 km has enough gravity to hold this...
Feb19-14 03:04 PM
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Does the first diagram in the Wikipedia page: (that of the ball rolling...
Feb19-14 02:04 PM
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Research indicates the Earth's magnetic field drives contra-rotating solid and liquid cores. Interaction between the...
Feb17-14 05:37 AM
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Would it work/be practical to build a desalination system in a place that has high mountains near coastal areas? In...
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Does anyone know how to calculate Magnetic Local Time for a position on earth, given the current Universal Time, and...
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Hi, I hope this question is appropriate for this forum - if not can anyone suggest a place to ask it? There is a...
Feb4-14 07:17 PM
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Hi, We are trying to estimate the likely maximum wave generated from wind blowing along an irrigation canal. We...
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Have anybody here ever seen a "snow roller"? It's basically a snowball (actually more like a doughnut or jelly roll)...
Jan29-14 07:32 PM
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ISTM that large clouds hold a lot of water, and that water is fairly heavy. Which got me to wondering just how...
Jan25-14 05:16 PM
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Hello, I'm building an application in which I need to obtain the magnetic latitude for use in another calculation. ...
Jan24-14 05:25 AM
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I'm a total noob when it comes to geology, so sorry if this is a dumb question. I live on the Ring of Fire so...
Jan21-14 09:14 AM
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in the early hours of this morning ( my time) 1603Hrs UT i recorded the first sizeable quake of the new year. This...
Jan21-14 01:28 AM
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hi Gang :) interesting set of earthquakes in the central NZ region in Cook Strait, between the 2 main islands ...
Jan19-14 09:38 PM
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Hi, 1st post. I am interested in the following falsification of the young earth creationist(YEC) viewpoint. The...
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