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Did you know that we look back in time
when we look into the cosmos?
Did you know that the Japanese god Susanowo was the god of the sea and storms, and that he had a terrible temper?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xShadow zone : The shadow zone is the area of the earth from angular distances of 104 to 140 degrees from a given earthquake that does not receive any direct P waves. The shadow zone results from S waves being stopped entirely by the liquid core and P waves being b
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Researchers working in South Africa have discovered two remarkably well-preserved fossil skeletons of an ancient human ancestor dating to almost two million years ago. The discovery is described in two...Read more