Archive: 02/23/2010

17P is now a fading depression

Tropical cyclone 17P has had a brief life. After becoming a tropical storm yesterday, atmospheric conditions have weakened the cyclone back down to tropical depression status today, February 23 and it is expected ...

Feb 23, 2010
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Temperature Trackers Watch Our Watery World

(PhysOrg.com) -- Climatologists have long known that human-produced greenhouse gases have been the dominant drivers of Earth's observed warming since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But other factors ...

Feb 23, 2010
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Winter Olympics Science Notes: Skeleton

Shake your head as hard as you can for about one minute. That's how aerospace engineer Timothy Wei describes the sport of skeleton. And by the way, within that minute, athletes also travel head-first around ...

Feb 23, 2010
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