The giant impact hypothesis — the popular belief that a “planetary embryo” called Theia collided with Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, leading to the formation of our planet’s moon — has been around for a while.
Daily Archives: February 4, 2016
Video Shows Harrowing Moments Inside Plane Following Mid-Air Explosion
Video has now emerged showing the terrifying situation on the interior of the Daallo Airlines flight that suffered an explosive decompression mid-air yesterday, with one person sucked from the aircraft and later found dead, and two others injured.
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The Atlantic Ocean Is Acidifying At A Rapid Rate
Over the past 10 years, the Atlantic Ocean has soaked up 50 percent more carbon dioxide than it did the decade before, measurably speeding up the acidification of the ocean, according to a new study.
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The Closest You Can Get to a Lightning Strike Without Actually Getting Struck by Lightning
Well, damn. That’s a heck of a close call. This footage of a thunderstorm is from South Sydney Australia and you can see how close the people taken the footage were to getting struck by lightning. Like this is very probably the closest you could get without actually getting blasted with a bolt.
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