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Full Moon
Oblate Spheroid   Photos   Wikipedia: Moon   Shape of Moon   Space Orbit
 The Independent 
Scientists explain mystery of our 'lemon Moon'
Thu 31 Jul 2014
It might look like a perfect sphere to you and I but scientists have now declared that the Moon is most definitely “lemon-shaped”. Researchers from the University of California published a new study... (photo: Creative Commons / ComputerHotline)
The cemetery and large oratory on Skellig Michael. The Island was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1996, at the 20th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Mérida, Mexico.
Movie News   Photos   Skellig Michael   UNESCO   World Heritage
 Belfast Telegraph 
Feathers ruffled as world heritage body questions why Star Wars crew was allowed on Skellig Michael
Wed 30 Jul 2014
Filming of Star Wars on Skellig Michael has ruffled more feathers than just those of the native puffin population with UNESCO also making inquiries as to who authorised the shoot. Work on day two of... (photo: Creative Commons)
2005/04/20 Alien Asteroid Belt Compared to our Own - Figure 1: Band of Light Comparison       This artist´s concept illustrates what the night sky might look like from  a hypothetical alien planet in a star system with an asteroid belt 25  times as  The State  Wed 30 Jul 2014
Did the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit at just the wrong time?
Bad timing can be deadly. The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs smashed into Earth during a period of environmental turmoil when the ancient food web was vulnerable to collapse, according to a new... (photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Dinosaurs extinction   Earth   Photos   Science   Wikipedia: Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event
INDIA-AIR-POLLUTIONThe polluted carbon gas of a compani. At Opposit to Khardah 26th temple river ghat on Rishra in Hooghly in Eastern India ---- WN/BHASKAR MALLICK  The Times of India  Tue 29 Jul 2014
Human-induced water vapour next climate threat
NEW YORK: The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades,... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
Greenhouse Gases   Photos   Solar Activity   Troposphere   Wikipedia: Global warming
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We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track New Scientist Mon 28 Jul 2014
We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track
An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie You head... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Climate Change   Forests   Nature   Photos   Wikipedia: Forestry Commission
Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. BBC News Sat 26 Jul 2014
Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. What can we learn from the science of slow? In two famous - and famously... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger)
Natural World   Photos   Physics   Viscosity   Wikipedia: Asphalt
This image made from an April 12-13, 2010 video provided Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by NASA shows an eruptive prominence blasting away from the sun. The prominence appears to stretch almost halfway across the sun, about 500,000 miles. NASA on Wednesday unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're already learning new things. CNN Fri 25 Jul 2014
That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012
updated 4:16 PM EDT, Fri July 25, 2014 | A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory... (photo: AP / NASA)
Earth   NASA   Photos   Solar Dynamics Observatory   Wikipedia: Solar storm
Nature - Forest - India Treehugger Fri 25 Jul 2014
Sneak preview of doc. about a man who planted a tropical forest singlehandedly
For the past 35 years Jadan Payeng has been planting trees on Majuli Island in Northern India. The 1,360 acre Molai Forest began as a barren sandbar in the middle of a... (photo: WN / Geeta)
India   Jadav Payeng   Molai Forest   Photos   Wikipedia: Molai forest
Protarchaeopteryx BBC News Fri 25 Jul 2014
'Fluffy and feathery' dinosaurs were widespread
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study suggests. The discovery of 150-million-year-old fossils in Siberia indicates that... (photo: Creative Commons)


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