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Posts tagged sea level

May 5, 2011

 

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Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

April 16, 2009

 

Beach front view of ocean

Hills in the Ocean

Around New Guinea, there's a watery hill almost two hundred and fifty feet high. This isn't a hill on the ocean floor, but a hill on the ocean's surface.

June 16, 2005

 

Miles High

What is the highest point on earth, highest meaning the farthest away from the earth’s center? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 3, 2005

 

Mile High, Feeling Low

It may seem that the Denver Nuggets have quite the advantage when playing the Detroit Pistons as a result of altitude. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 22, 2004

 

Cosmic Radiation

Did you know that cosmic radiation is up to one-hundred times greater at cruising altitude than on the ground? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 16, 2004

 

Reentry Heat

Why does a space shuttle get hotter on reentry than on liftoff? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Which Pole Is Colder?

Ever wonder which Pole is colder? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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