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Einstein’s Waves: New Views

Einstein’s theories gave scientists good reasons for thinking gravitational waves exist. A century later, instruments detected the elusive radiation. Three American scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for work that led to the discovery. Observatories in America and … Continue reading

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More Disasters

The good news is that folks on the Gulf Coast probably won’t be affected by Hurricane Irma. Not directly. Cleanup and rebuilding there is taking a back seat to news of this weekend’s hurricane and Mexico’s major earthquake. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Harvey Over Texas

Harvey’s in the news, a lot, and probably will be for days. I noticed stuff piling up in my notes, and decided that getting part of my ‘Friday’ post done early was a good idea. Superlatives “Unprecedented?” Maybe In the … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Attitudes

I’ll be talking about Earth’s climate, China’s pollution problems, and icebergs: including one the size of Delaware. The big berg broke off from Antarctica this week. The recent G20 meeting was mostly about economics, not climate change; but that didn’t … Continue reading

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