Daily Archives: November 13, 2009

Water confirmed on the moon

LCROSS Impact Finds Water on the Moon Enlarge   The visible camera image showing the ejecta plume at about 20 seconds after impact. Credit: NASA (PhysOrg.com) — The argument that the moon is a dry, desolate place no longer holds … Continue reading

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Posted in Space | 38 Comments

American Physical Society rejects climate policy plea from 160 physicists

From Physics World: APS rejects plea to alter stance on climate change The American Physical Society (APS) has “overwhelmingly rejected” a proposal from a group of 160 physicists to alter its official position on climate change. The physicists, who include … Continue reading

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El Niño gaining strength

From the “WUWT never reports on anything warm department”, JPL reports El Niño looks like it is on schedule to make a Christmas appearance as “The Boy”. The good news is that it will likely help California’s water situation this … Continue reading

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Sea sponges soak up carbon …like a sponge

From Eurekalert Sponges recycle carbon to give life to coral reefs Coral reefs support some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, yet they thrive in a marine desert. So how do reefs sustain their thriving populations? Marine biologist … Continue reading

Posted in Oceans | 52 Comments