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64652 inventions and discoveries
... Laszlo Bíró invented the 1st ballpoint pen Alexander Bell invented the 1st practical telephone in 1876 The Wright brothers built the 1st powered and piloted plane Henry Ford designed the 1st ... automobile G Daimler invented the high speed petrol engine Levi Strauss made the 1st blue jeans K Brandenburg created the 1st MP3 technology Charles Babbage is called the father of computer He invented ... motionless in the centre of the solar system Isaac Newton discovered the law of gravitation Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928 John Pemberton made the first Coca-Cola in 1886 Charles...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries
... worldformanyyears,untilacatastropheoccurredonMartinique,an FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 67 2/8/10 10:57:41 AM  earth ScienceS islandintheCaribbeanSea OnMay8,1902,MountPeléeerupted,destroyingtheisland’scityofSaint-Pierre and killing30,000people ... Suchaneventmightcausean“avalanche”ofrockymaterial and lighterelementsthatcomposethebound- FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 58 2/8/10 10:57:38 AM Origin and Variability of earth s Magnetic Field  arybetweentherockylowermantle and theliquidoutercore ... Paleomagnetismreferstothepreservationorrecordof Earth smagneticfieldinthestructureofrocks and FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 53 2/8/10 10:57:37 AM  earth ScienceS other geological formations Studies such as that of Tarduno and his...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 1 ppt

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 1 ppt
... Science_DC.indd 16 4 16 5 16 8 17 1 17 3 17 5 17 7 17 8 18 1 18 2 18 4 2/8 /10 10 :56 :15 AM Chronology FurtherResources Finalthoughts Glossary Further Resources Index FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 18 6 18 8 19 2 19 6 200 ... Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN 97 8-0 - 816 0-7 44 2-6 (hardcover) ISBN 97 8 -1 -4 38 1- 2 96 8-6 (e-book) Geology Earth sciences I Title QE5 01. K527 2 010 550—dc22 2009020269 Facts On File ... EARTH SCIENCES FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 2/8 /10 10 :56: 01 AM FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 2/8 /10 10 :56:02 AM EARTH SCIENCES Notable Research and Discoveries KYLE KIRKL AND, PH.D FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 2 potx
... ofsound,flewatanaltitudeofabout45,000feet(13.7km),wherethe FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 2/ 8/10 10:56 :28 AM  earth ScienceS Seismic recording equipment, part of the Earthquake Arrival Recording Seismic System (EARSS) in New Zealand (New Zealand © GNS ... reached a depth of 40 ,22 0 feet ( 12, 2 62 m)—7.6 miles ( 12. 26km)! Drillingtosuchdepthsisanextremelydemandingoperation As the depth increases, the pressure increases and the rocks get harder, ... ordered and received a vessel D/V Chikyu in July 20 05 (D/V stands for drilling vessel.) Researchers and technicians outfitted the 689-foot (21 0-m) vessel with a drill system capable of FOS_Earth...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 3 ppsx

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 3 ppsx
... Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks NewYork: Simon and Schuster,1992 Thisbookintroducesthesubjectofgeology FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 31 2/8/10 10:56: 53 AM  earth ScienceS and focusesonpracticalapplications,suchascollectingminerals and ... directlyon Earth saxis,butinsteadisasmalldistanceaway Acompass FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 37 2/8/10 10:56:55 AM  earth ScienceS FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 38 2/8/10 10:57 :31 AM  Origin and ... alonghistoryofgeologicalservice and willcontinuetotrackthenorth magneticpole and performotherimportantobservations and research projects FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 41 2/8/10 10:57 :32 AM  earth ScienceS Trans-Antarctic...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 5 docx

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 5 docx
... Thisregioncontainsseveralhotspots—Samoa,CookIslands, FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 87 2/8/10 10 :58 :36 AM  earth ScienceS AustralIslands,Tahiti,MarquesasIslands, and Pitcairn(theislandto whichFletcherChristian and theothermutineersoftheHMSBountyfled) ... Schmidt and WendyW Zhang,researchersattheUniversity ofChicagoinIllinois,analyzed and extendedDavaille’sfindings Schmidt FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 85 2/8/10 10 :58 :36 AM  earth ScienceS and Zhangconductedasimilarexperimentwithtwolayersofmiscible ... certain particles Helium-3 and helium-4arebothstable,buthelium-4isaproductofanumberof different radioactive decays and is far more abundant The ratio of helium-3 to helium-4 varies...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 6 ppt

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 6 ppt
... companies—HitaveitaSudurnesja,Landsvirkjun, and OrkuveitaReykjavíkur and theNationalEnergyAuthorityofIceland,planstodrill holesupto 16, 400feet(5,000m)toreachthehotfluidonthemarginsof themid-oceanridge ... 24/7 and becapturednearlyanywhereontheplanet And itwouldbea perfectcomplementtointermittentsourceslikesolar and wind.” FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 121 2/8/10 10:59:02 AM 1 earth ScienceS ... releaseslargeamountsofpollution,causingsmog,acidrain—rainfall thatissoaciditkillstrees and plants and anincreaseinrespiratory and otherailmentsinhumans Carbondioxide and otherby-products offossilfuelcombustionmaybecontributingsignificantlytoglobalclimatechange...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 7 pdf

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 7 pdf
... darker and darker And the old house is just a-vibrating like it was going to blow away And I started trying to see my hand And I kept bringing my hand up closer and closer and closer and closer And ... 10 earth ScienceS Asgeologistsgainamorecompleteunderstandingof Earth and its waterdistribution,locating and exploitingwaterresourcessuchasundergroundsourceswillbecomeeasier and cheaper ... Oneofthemostimportantgoalsof Earth scienceistounderstandthedynamics and distributionofthislife-giving resource and tofindwaysofalleviatingpresent and futureshortages FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 8 docx

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 8 docx
... forecasts and climate research FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 157 2 /8/ 10 10:59:19 AM PREDICTING EARTHQUAKES At2: 28 intheafternoonofMonday,May12,20 08, millionsofChinesein SichuanProvince and thesurroundingareafeltthegroundstarttoshake ... weathersystemscanhaveenormousconsequences FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 153 2 /8/ 10 10:59: 18 AM 1 earth ScienceS 1 TheU.S governmentpassestheSafeDrinkingWaterAct,whichregulateswatertreatment and sets appropriatestandards ... forharborwave—thatsweptoverlow-lyingareasinIndonesia and neighboringregions,killingmorethan250,000people Californiahasalsoexperi1 58 FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 1 58 2 /8/ 10 10:59:19 AM Predicting earthquakes...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 9 potx

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 9 potx
... and Forecasting.”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 1 89 2/8/10 10: 59: 52 AM 10 earth ScienceS (February 19, 2002):2,514–2,521 Theresearchersdescribegeneralapproachestomodelingcomplicatedsystemsoccurringingeology and ... SanAndreasFaultObservatoryatDepthproject 00 1 USGS announces an earthquake forecast that warnsofa 99 percentprobabilityofanearthquake FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 187 2/8/10 10: 59: 52 AM 1 earth ScienceS ofmagnitude6.7MworgreaterinCaliforniainthe ... URL:http://geology.com/events/sichuan-china-earthquake/ Accessed May4,20 09 ThisarticlesummarizestheSichuanearthquakeofMay 12,2008 GlobalEarthquakeSatelliteSystem “A20-YearPlantoEnableEarthquake Prediction.”...
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EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 10 ppsx

EARTH SCIENCES - Notable Research and Discoveries Part 10 ppsx
... 68–69,71,81,91–92, 101 hotsprings and geysers 72, 72, 101 , 103 , 109 humidity 135 hydrology 132,133 I Iceland 72, 103 , 103 , 107 , 107 , 109 , 110 111,124 Idaho 111,121,124 Ide,Satoshi 176,180 Illinoisearthquake ... (powerstations) 102 107 , 107 geysers and hotsprings 72,72, 101 , 103 , 109 heatpumps 112 limitationsof 114–119, 123 MITinterdisciplinary panelon 116–118 opportunitiesfor 103 , 106 107 GeothermalResources ... and the Discovery of Earth s Antiquity Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus FOS _Earth Science_DC.indd 201 2/8 /10 10:59:56 AM 0 earth ScienceS Publishing, 2003 Hutton, an 18th-century Scottish farmer and...
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