• phys.org | 7/19/2016 | Staff
    The tides are turning in a quest to solve an earthquake mystery. Years ago, scientists realized that earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges—those underwater mountain ranges at the edges of the tectonic...
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  • ScienceDaily | 6/7/2019 | Staff
    Years ago, scientists realized that earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges -- those underwater mountain ranges at the edges of the tectonic plates -- are linked with the tides.
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  • SteynOnline | 4/20/2018 | Staff
    Half-a-century ago today, Enoch Powell gave the speech that ended his political ambitions within the British Conservative Party, but ensured that he would be a more consequential figure than any of...
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  • earthsky.org | 1/4/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    This article is still being updated. Please check back. The first week of 2018 was a cold, wet and stormy one. On the day after the January 1 supermoon – closest full moon of 2018, expected to bring...
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  • phys.org | 7/24/2017 | Staff
    Veritable shields against high-energy particles, planets' magnetic fields are produced by iron moving in their liquid core. Yet the dominant model for explaining this system does not fit the...
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  • ScienceDaily | 7/24/2017 | Staff
    Scientists agree that magnetic fields form and remain due to iron flowing in the liquid core. Discussions become more complicated when they attempt to determine what allows these colossal masses to...
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  • earthsky.org | 5/22/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    In most places, but not everywhere, there are two high tides and two low tides a day. The difference in height between high and low tides varies, as the moon waxes and wanes from new to full and...
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  • phys.org | 4/25/2017 | Staff
    Oceanographers at Bangor University's School of Ocean Sciences are launching a major project to study tidal turbulence at the Menai Strait in Wales. Just how can this project help reduce development...
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  • phys.org | 4/5/2017 | Staff
    When returning from a swim in the ocean, sometimes it seems as though your towel has moved. Of course, it's just that the water line has shifted. The natural rise and fall of the ocean at the beach...
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  • phys.org | 3/13/2017 | Staff
    When certain types of algae accumulate at the ocean surface in high numbers, they turn large swaths of water a reddish-brown color, attracting attention for both good and bad reasons.
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