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  1. A strange thing happened in the stratosphere

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    High above Earth's tropics, a pattern of winds changed recently in a way that scientists had never seen in more than 60 years of consistent measurements. Posted: 2016-09-02 18:21:32 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. NASA's SDO witnesses a double eclipse

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Early in the morning of Sept. 1, 2016, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, caught both Earth and the moon crossing in front of the sun. SDO keeps a constant eye on the sun, but during SDO's semiannual ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. New light on the complex nature of 'hot Jupiter' atmospheres

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of international researchers used state-of-the-art modelling techniques to extensively study the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' found 150 light-years from Earth. The scientists adapted the state-of-the ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  4. International ocean drilling expedition to understand causes of the Indian Ocean 2004 earthquake and tsunami

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The devastating earthquake that struck North Sumatra and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Boxing Day in 2004 caused a tsunami that inundated coastal communities around the Indian Ocean, killing over ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. Humans are not the only ones who produce halogenated organic pollutants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Volatile organohalogens like chloromethane strongly influence atmospheric chemistry and thereby Earth's climate by causing ozone depletion when released into the atmosphere. For a long time it was assumed ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  6. NASA’s Juno and JEDI: Ready to unlock mysteries of Jupiter

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Earth and the universe. Posted: 2016-07-01 14:01:09 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  7. A bewildering form of sand dune discovered on Mars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian atmosphere provides new clues about the atmosphere's history. Posted: 2016-06-30 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  8. Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice age

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The Siberian permafrost regions include those areas of the Earth, which heat up very quickly in the course of climate change. Nevertheless, biologists are currently observing only a minimal response in ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  9. What did Earth's ancient magnetic field look like?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Earth's ancient magnetic field was significantly different than the present day field, originating from several poles rather than the familiar two, new research suggests. Then, shortly after our planet's ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  10. Giant Blobs of Rock, Deep Inside the Earth, Hold Important Clues About Our Planet

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Two massive blob-like structures lie deep within the Earth, roughly on opposite sides of the planet. The two structures, each the size of a continent and 100 times taller than Mount Everest, sit on the ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  11. Fool's gold gives scientists priceless insight into Earth's evolution

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    Fool's gold is providing scientists with valuable insights into a turning point in the Earth's evolution, which took place billions of years ago. Posted: 2011-07-22 20:28:28 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  12. Ancient algae: Genetically engineering a path to new energy sources?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... oil and coal shale deposits. Their discovery could have fundamental implications for the future of Earth's energy supplies. Posted: 2011-07-11 23:45:45 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  13. Olympia hypothesis: Tsunamis buried the cult site on the Peloponnese

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... by earthquake and river floods as has been assumed to date. Evidence in support of this new theory on the virtual disappearance of the ancient cult site on the Peloponnesian peninsula comes from a researcher ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  14. How hot did Earth get in the past? Team of scientists uncovers new information

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    The question seems simple enough: What happens to Earth's temperature when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels increase? The answer is elusive. However, clues are hidden in the fossil record. A new study ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  15. X-rays reveal patterns in the plumage of the first birds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... Earth. At the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, they discovered chemical traces of a pigment, an important component of color, that once formed patterns in the feathers of the ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  16. Unearthing the appearance of ancient animals: X-ray technique for determining fossil pigmentation patterns

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    An international team is unearthing the appearance of ancient animals by using the world's most powerful X-rays. New research shows how trace metals in fossils can be used to determine the pigmentation ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Hidden lives of Baltimore's Irish immigrants unearthed for first time

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    Archaeologists are unearthing a unique picture of early Irish immigrants in the Baltimore area -- of city children taught at home to read and write before widespread public education or child labor laws, ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. CARE positions disaster relief with promising discipline of humanitarian logistics

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Operations research models developed by a team at the Georgia Institute of Technology helped CARE International pick three locations worldwide to supply relief quickly to victims of earthquakes, floods ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Exoplanet aurora: An out-of-this-world sight

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Space & Time

    Earth's aurorae, or Northern and Southern Lights, provide a dazzling light show to people living in the polar regions. Shimmering curtains of green and red undulate across the sky like a living thing. ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. When minor planets Ceres and Vesta rock Earth into chaos

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Space & Time

    ... lead to strong chaotic behavior of their orbits, as well as of Earth's eccentricity. This means, in particular, that Earth's past orbit cannot be reconstructed beyond 60 million years. Posted: 2011-07-15 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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