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New Species of Whale Discovered In Antarctica

Scientists believe is a new whale species is doing the exact opposite of other whales. It is being as heard as it is seen. Recordings taken near the polar continent captured a strange, never-before-heard whale sound — a signal they ...
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Penguin cams film hunt for food under Antarctic ice

Research into penguins has plunged to new depths with the release of images which provide a glimpse of life beneath the Antarctic ice. Miniature cameras were attached to the backs of Adelie penguins by scientists from the French and Japanese ...
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The Missing Heat - Global warming hits plateau

The Missing Heat – Global warming hits plateau

Global warming hits plateau. . . What does that mean for the threat of catastrophic climate change? Why has the warming trend slowed? Climatologists aren’t sure. What they do know is that the average air temperatures at the earth’s surface ...
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Pyramids Spotted In Antarctica – Real or Hoax?

After an adventurous expedition a group of explorers have reportedly discovered several strange man-made ancient pyramids in Antarctica. For those who don't already know, "when life first came onto the land, Antarctica was one of the continental landmasses to be ...
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Solar storm blasts Earth

The largest solar storm since 2005 swept across the planet this week, forcing airlines to reroute flights and disrupting communications from global positioning satellites. This spontaneous blast of solar radiation may have affected power grids and high-frequency radio communications in ...
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Asteroid Impact – A double punch from space

Scientists have found telltale evidence that an asteroid twice as large as any previously known smashed into Earth about 300 million years ago. Previously, the largest asteroid impact was believed to have occurred 66 million years ago, when a massive ...
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Tracing The Moon’s Origins

Some new thinking may have brought astronomers a step closer to solving the mystery of how our moon formed. Researchers have long believed that the moon was cleaved from a Mars-sized planet that collided with Earth some 4.5 billion years ...
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The Hungry Planet

More than 850 million people around the world—one in nearly seven—don't have enough to eat. Although current global food production is sufficient to feed everyone, the number eating less than the minimum the human body needs—an average 2,100 calories a ...
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Strange Recordings As Aging Space Probe Impacts Mercury

WASHINGTON, D.C. During a press conference last month, NASA released a slew of odd sound recordings and video from the Messenger probe just moments before it's impact on Mercury. Scientists are working to decipher the meaning of the data, but ...
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Environmental Campaign Urges People To Be Thankful For Pollinators This Thanksgiving

Imagine what your Thanksgiving table would look like without any food that is pollinated by bees. It’s a challenge issued by the group Environment Washington, which is highlighting the issue with a campaign called “No Bees, No Food.” Canvassers for ...
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