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17 October 2011

Words matter

A table from the article “Communicating the Science of Climate Change,” by Richard C. J. Somerville and Susan Joy Hassol, from the October 2011 issue of Physics Today, page 48: There’s a lot to ponder in this table. It strikes me as an important document – a compilation of one of humanity’s most tragic miscommunications. You can click on it to make it bigger – large enough that you could …


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Hawk migration in Mexico

Two images that have me scheming to go down to Veracruz, Mexico, next September for a weekend of hawk-watching: …Impressive, no? Better yet, check this out: …Oh. Yeah.


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