Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Meteor-impact Winters, Magnetic Field Reversals and Tektites

Ice "meteor" nearly killed our kids, UK - Feb 23, 2008 TEACHERS and pupils at a Birmingham school will this week be analysing fragments of "meteor" ice which crashed into a playing field, narrowly missing ...

Arctic meteor ‘event of the century’
National Post, Canada - 9 hours ago
Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesA Geminid meteor streaks across the sky against a field of star trails in this 1 1/2-minute exposure early Dec. ...

Giant Meteor Fireball Explodes Over Northwest US
National Geographic, DC - Feb 21, 2008
A meteor zipped across the US Pacific Northwest sky early Tuesday morning before exploding, possibly littering eastern Oregon with marble- to ...

Solar Activity Diminishes; Researchers Predict Another Ice Age
DailyTech, IL - Feb 9, 2008
During the Little Ice Age, global temperatures dropped sharply. New York Harbor froze hard enough to allow people to walk from Manhattan to Staten Island, ...

Temperature Monitors Report Worldwide Global Cooling
DailyTech, IL - Feb 26, 2008
... as the Medieval Climate Optimum were beneficial for civilization. Corresponding cooling events such as the Little Ice Age, though, were uniformly bad news.

Traces of massive flood found from the "Catastrophic Outburst"
Montreal Gazette, Canada - Feb 25, 2008
... the "catastrophic outburst" of a vast meltwater lake at the end of the last ice age, an event already known to have disrupted global climate and which, ... (Pressemitteilung) (Pressemitteilung), Austria - Feb 23, 2008
Beyond the Firmament has been hailed as “energetic, well-researched, and constructive” by Pastor Brian McLaren, one of Time Magazine's top 25 most influential evangelicals. Dr. Christopher M. Sharp, research astrophysicist and educator, noted that Beyond the Firmament “should pique some Christians, agnostics, and atheists into thinking about what they believe, or what they do not believe.”

Anomalous Sounds from the Entry of Meteor Fireballs

Scientists probe fireballs with X-rays, UK - Feb 21, 2008
The scientists have created artificial fireballs and then used the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble to analyse their composition. ...

Using fireballs to uncover the mysteries of ball lightning, VA - Feb 18, 2008
The results of the work by Mitchell and his colleagues can be found in Physical Review Letters: “Evidence for Nanoparticles in Microwave-Generated Fireballs ...

Suspected UFO Fireball Identified As Part Of Pyrotechnic Air Show, FL - Feb 18, 2008
The unusual, dueling fireballs rocketing and curling through the air that early evening were part of an air show during Tampa's annual Gasparilla Pirate ...

New ‘Ice Age’ by 2020, say experts
Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates - 8 hours ago
The two combined is being called the new Ice Age.” ICE products account for two per cent of carbon emissions. Green IT is the combating of environmental ...
Lorne Gunter: Welcome to the new ice age
National Post, Canada - Feb 25, 2008
It would be premature to claim an Ice Age is looming just because we have had one of our most brutal winters in decades. But if environmentalists and ...
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Does Another Ice Age Loom in N.Korea Nuke Issue?
Chosun Ilbo, South Korea - Feb 3, 2008
There are concerns that North Korea¡¯s refusal to fully declare its nuclear activities could lengthen the stalemate in six-nation nuclear talks, ...

How it happened: The catastrophic flood that cooled the Earth
AFP - Feb 24, 2008
During the last ice age, the Laurentide Ice Sheet once covered most of Canada and parts of the northern United States with a frozen crust that in some ...


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