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Letters to editor: Wildfires, global warming and Donald Trump – Record Searchlight

Wishful thinking won’t make COVID-19, global warming go away Back when I worked in summer camps we’d take the campers out in the sticks for their “overnight.” There, a recurring prank on new counselors was to send them out “behind…

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Will Office Real Estate Recover, and If Not, What New Services Will Substitute?

Real estate investment trusts (REIT’s) have had their stock values pounded in the last six months, and is it any wonder?  Many have tenants who aren’t even allowed to open, who are slowly (or quickly) going bankrupt and not paying…

Rare Archeological Treasures Discovered Beneath Attic Floorboards of English Tudor Mansion

Picture yourself in the dusty attic of a moated Tudor manor house built sometime in the late 1500s. For the first time in hundreds of years, the floorboards are lifted. What lies beneath? Buried treasure, of course. Sounds like something straight out of Hollywood, right? Nope. It’s actually something that took place in Norfolk, England […]

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Poetry in motion: Engineers analyze the fluid physics of movement in marine snails

(Frontiers) In a new interdisciplinary study that combines intellectual curiosity with awe, researchers show in detail that the swimming and sinking behaviors of tropical marine snails are influenced by body size and shell shape, as predicted from fluid physics theory.

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Gravity wave insights from internet-beaming balloons

A better understanding of how gravity waves in the upper atmosphere interact with the jet stream, polar vortex and other phenomena could be key to improved weather predictions and climate models.

How microbes and dust travel from Africa to the Americas

(Virginia Tech) A team led by Virginia Tech researchers in collaboration with the US Geological Survey and the University of La Laguna in the Canary Islands received a $1.1 million grant from NASA to study microbial diversity in dust plumes and the physics behind the transport of dust and microbes along superhighways in the sky.

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The First Time a 10-Year-old Boy Uses His Birthday Metal Detector He Unearths A Centuries-Old Sword

Once upon a time in a green and pleasant land lived a boy who dreamed of buried treasure. Armed with a brand-new magic wand, he set out one day to see what he could find. He’d scarcely waved the wand once when, lo and behold, an ancient sword was revealed to him. Only this wasn’t a fairy tale. It […]

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The First Time a 10-Year-old Boy Uses His Birthday Metal Detector He Unearths A Centuries-Old Sword

Once upon a time in a green and pleasant land lived a boy who dreamed of buried treasure. Armed with a brand-new magic wand, he set out one day to see what he could find. He’d scarcely waved the wand once when, lo and behold, an ancient sword was revealed to him. Only this wasn’t a fairy tale. It […]

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