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Science Today

Here are a couple links from various news sources on some recent discoveries in science.

NASA spacecraft RHESSI finds that the Sun is not a perfect sphere.

Excerpt: “During years of high solar activity the sun develops a thin “cantaloupe skin” that significantly increases its apparent oblateness: the sun’s equatorial radius becomes slightly larger than its polar radius.”

Scientist discover oldest known footprint in Nevada.

Excerpt: ” The oldest-known tracks of a creature apparently using legs have been discovered in rock dated to 570 million years ago in what was once a shallow sea in Nevada.”


October 6, 2008 - Posted by | science | , , , , , , , , , ,

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