What destroyed the Maya? We have a new clue, in the form of an ancient stalagmite.
But in 2006, Kennett's team recovered a 56-centimeter-long stalagmite, located 50 meters from the entrance of Yok Balum ... of which there were many). There's also another blue-lined graph — it's the same rainfall record as the one below it, but only ...
The US should switch to the metric system!
Ok, ok – I know this is a hot button issue with many of us independent-minded Americans ... One teaspoon equals about 5 milliliters.
Time for a change? Scholars say calendar needs serious overhaul
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have discovered a way to make time stand still -- at least when it comes to the yearly calendar. Using computer programs and mathematical formulas, Richard Conn Henry, an astrophysicist in the Krieger School of ...
The IPCC sea level numbers
The contribution from the two major ice sheets is split into two parts ... (see Levermann et al. 2005) so probably it is dominated by this effect. In addition, some land areas are rising and some are subsiding in response to the end of the last Ice ...
How to Survive a Sea Level Uprising
Nevertheless, they observe that many activists regard adaptation as being necessary ... which is lowering the land surface by several centimeters to more than a decimeter per year.” (100 millimeters equals 1 decimeter, or about 4 inches.)