Scientist devoted to measuring Earth's shrinking ice sheets

(—Isabella Velicogna's office in UC Irvine's Croul Hall looks like it belongs to an artist instead of a university scientist. Her paintings and drawings—including charming sketches of mice—adorn the walls, ...

Science uncovers the hidden secrets of world-famous paintings

( -- The hidden secrets of some of the world's most famous paintings have been revealed thanks to a partnership between EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and the UK National Gallery.

Did the Chilean Quake Shift Earth's Axis?

Pictures of widespread devastation leave no doubt: Last month's 8.8 magnitude earthquake in coastal Chile was extremely strong. Indeed, say NASA scientists, it might have shifted the axis of Earth itself.

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