Archive: 01/12/2005

Crystal sponges excel at sopping up CO2

Since the Industrial Revolution, levels of carbon dioxide---a major contributor to the greenhouse effect---have been on the rise, prompting scientists to search for ways of counteracting the trend. One of the main strategies ...

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ISS scheduled spacewalk is postponed

Russian space agency officials Thursday postponed a scheduled Dec. 8 spacewalk by the Russian-American crew of the International Space Station.

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Hawaii coast line collapses, lava flows

A 40-acre section of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's coastline collapsed this week, producing a six-foot-thick geyser of molten rock.

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Titan gives clues to Earth's early history

Readings from the Huygens probe of the surface and atmosphere around Saturn's largest moon, Titan, give researchers a peek back through time to when and how Earth's atmosphere formed, and how our primitive planet looked before ...

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Florida school evolution conflict delayed

Florida officials reportedly will postpone revising the state's new science-education standards for a year, delaying an explosive evolution debate.

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