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Study: Ancient Forests Fueled Early Climate Change

Posted November 23rd, 2015 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A pair of scientists from the United Kingdom have found a fossilized tropical forest complete with tree stumps of one of Earth’s first forests in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago located between Norway and the North Pole. They also say that primitive forests such as the one they found may be one of the reasons for […]

Earth Preps for Close Encounter with Asteroid

Posted February 4th, 2013 at 7:38 pm (UTC-5)

Earth is about to have a close encounter with an asteroid, the nearest an object of its size has ever come to our planet. The fly-by is expected to occur at around 1924 UTC on Feb. 15, according to scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The US space agency says there’s no chance the asteroid […]