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Unless you are a cosmologist, it’s really hard to appreciate just how small we are in this vast universe. For people like us who don’t know how to use scientific instruments, there are pictures that illustrate how minuscule our world is compared to the rest of the cosmos. 12 more words
Once more the death of a host of migrants trying to reach the shores of Europe has hit the headlines. This time approximately 700 people on a small boat have died within 80 miles of the Libyan shore, and what has Libya done about it, well, the answer is once again; … 1,227 more words
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The biggest extinction event in planetary history was driven by the rapid acidification of our oceans, a new study concludes. So much carbon was released into the atmosphere, and the oceans absorbed so much of it so quickly, that marine life simply died off, from the bottom of the food chain up.