News tagged with reflection

Why Hasn't Earth Warmed as Much as Expected?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Planet Earth has warmed much less than expected during the industrial era based on current best estimates of Earth's "climate sensitivity" -- the amount of global temperature increase expected ...

Jan 19, 2010
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Formation of the Gulf of Corinth rift, Greece

A study of the structure and evolution of the Gulf of Corinth rift in central Greece will increase scientific understanding of rifted margin development and the tectonic mechanisms underlying seafloor spreading ...

Dec 22, 2009
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Blushing dusty nebula

On Earth, we tend to find dust nothing more than a nuisance that blankets our furniture and causes us to sneeze. Cosmic dust can also be a hindrance to astronomers because cameras using visible light cannot ...

Dec 01, 2009
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Light Reveals Breast Tumor Oxygen Status

(PhysOrg.com) -- Light directed at a breast tumor through a needle can tell pathologists how much oxygen the tumor is consuming, and help oncologists choose treatment options that would be most effective for an individual ...

Apr 01, 2009
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