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The study by Ph.D. candidate Petra Bajo and colleagues also showed that summer energy levels at the time these ‘ice-age terminations’ were triggered controlled how long it took for the ice sheets to collapse, with higher energy levels producing fast collapse.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

What Causes An Ice Age to End?

New University of Melbourne research has revealed that ice ages over the last million years ended when the tilt angle of the Earth’s axis was approaching higher values. During these times, longer and stronger summers melted the large Northern Hemisphere…

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What Causes An Ice Age to End?

New University of Melbourne research has revealed that ice ages over the last million years ended when the tilt angle of the Earth’s axis was approaching higher values. During these…

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We Are on the Way to the Quantum Network

Physicists at LMU, together with colleagues at Saarland University, have successfully demonstrated the transport of an entangled state between an atom and a photon via an optic fiber over a…

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New Species of Allosaurus Discovered in Utah

A remarkable new species of meat-eating dinosaur has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Paleontologists unearthed the first specimen in the early 1990s at Dinosaur National Monument…

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XMM-Newton Discovers Scorching Gas in Milky Way’s Halo

ESA’s XMM-Newton has discovered that gas lurking within the Milky Way’s halo reaches far hotter temperatures than previously thought and has a different chemical make-up than predicted, challenging our understanding…