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Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:55 am

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Post by rainbow » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:57 pm

The collapse of the Larsen A and B ice shelves in 1995 and 2002 removed a buttress that slowed and stabilized glaciers flowing off the peninsula’s coastline. With that backstop removed, the glaciers have accelerated to as much as nine times their original speed—vastly increasing the rate at which they dump ice into the ocean and fuel sea level rise.


Continued climate warming is expected to increase frequency and strength of föhn winds on the peninsula, says Pettit.
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Post by Brian Peacock » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:50 pm

Starman Live Stream...

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Post by Sean Hayden » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:25 am

My maths professor got distracted by this last night, and spent the last half of his lecture talking about how amazing it is. He desperately tried to make references to maths while doing it. But it was obvious that he just wanted to talk about the cool rockets. :hehe:
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Post by Brian Peacock » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:31 am

I know sending a car into space is kinda like fly-tipping, but it's still cool. The coolest part was the booster rockets landing simultaneously and upright right on the X. That's the power of Maths man - you can't argue with that!!
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Post by laklak » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:31 am

Vectors! Orbital mechanics! And a Tesla roadster, dude, a fucking Tesla roadster.

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Post by JimC » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:04 am

The booster heading for the ocean platform missed, but 2 out of 3 ain't bad...
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African technology, note.
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Post by cronus » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:24 am

https://www.independent.co.uk/environme ... 87271.html

Fishermen are illegally slaughtering endangered dolphins

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Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:36 pm

Building blocks of life discovered by Mars lander say NASA.

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Post by Brian Peacock » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:50 pm

Chinese internet users have defended Albert Einstein’s recently published travel diaries in which the physicist calls the Chinese “industrious, filthy people.”

Portions of the diaries from his travels in Asia in the 1920s were posted online this week and their content surprised Einstein fans.

“Chinese don’t sit on benches while eating but squat like Europeans do when they relieve themselves out in the leafy woods,” he wrote.

“All this occurs quietly and demurely. Even the children are spiritless and look obtuse.”...'

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Post by laklak » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:41 pm

We need to BAN Einstein! Stop relying on his stupid, cishetero, white male, patriarchal bullshit science! I've been TRIGGERED!!!!!!!

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Re: Science news of the day thread.

Post by Rum » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:49 pm

That's the Germans for yer...um and the Jews..er..

My mother used to wield her umbrella in crowds in Hong Kong to get the 'nig nogs' to move out of the way. They were all 'lazy' and 'feckless'...she's 92 next month. Things change.

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