• Posts Tagged ‘Oceanography’

    Strange Science: Sea Level Rise

    by  • March 29, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    High water overtaking a broken section of pavement

    While our story this week takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the causes of sea level rise, the reality of sea level rise is a significant problem that scientists are trying to determine how to predict, counteract, and maybe even stop. Since 1880, sea levels have risen about 8 inches, which doesn’t seem that dramatic,...

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    Strange Science: The Frilled Shark

    by  • November 24, 2017 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Frilled shark

    A frilled shark sounds like an animal that would be at home at a tea party, with frills and ruffles, right? Wrong. The frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is actually a terrifying, serpentine shark with 300 needle-sharp teeth lining its mouth in neat rows. It’s also a shark that has been around for a long time....

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    Audio Recording 5024

    by  • May 12, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Todd Forest, as provided by Christine Layton. Salvaged from Seaforming Expedition (Program Terminated). Art by Leigh Legler “Do you think they ever travel?” I watched the mattress of the bunk above dip and shift as Donald rolled over onto his side. His round and florid face appeared over the edge...

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