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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

BERLIN | It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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After Sochi, what's next for Winter Olympics?

SOCHI, Russia | The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone – should anyone – try to top that?

February 20, 2014 4:01 am Related
 South Suburban Earth Science Club to meet in August

South Suburban Earth Science Club to meet in August

South Suburban Earth Science Club members Helen Funk, from left, Steve Fowler and Bob Hoover view split geodes during a recent club meeting.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am
Yellowstone focuses on Old Faithful geology

Yellowstone focuses on Old Faithful geology

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Geyser experts plan to spend three days in Yellowstone next week pooling their knowledge about the Old Faithful area's geology to help guide future decisions about construction in the park's most popular destination.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
 Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

112612-com-ILscienceclub2.jpg Photo provided South Suburban Earth Science Club member Bob Beadle cracks open a geode during the club's annual October show.

November 26, 2012 12:00 am
Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

The South Suburban Earth Science Club's 43rd annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show took place in October. This yearly event is hosted by the Department of Natural Science at Prairie State College. The Prairie State College gymnasium was set up with dealer booths on the outer portion o…

November 26, 2012 12:00 am
Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

Earth Science Club hosts 43rd Fossil, Gem Show

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The South Suburban Earth Science Club’s 43rd annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show, hosted by the Department of Natural Science at Prairie State College, had a successful show on the weekend of Oct. 20 and 21.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fossils fuel interest in Crete library display

Fossils fuel interest in Crete library display

The Crete Public Library hosts a display of earth science artifacts in September.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Fossils fuel interest in Crete library display

Fossils fuel interest in Crete library display

CRETE | Through the month of September the Crete Public Library’s main floor display case is filled with fossils, minerals, books and articles from members of the South Suburban Earth Science Club. The library is at 1177 N. Main St.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am

Strong Indonesian quakes cause panic, no tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia | Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles. No deadly waves or serious damage resulted, and a watch for much of the Indian Ocean …

April 11, 2012 10:30 am
Scientists seek to document later fall colors

Scientists seek to document later fall colors

Clocks may not be the only thing falling back: That signature autumn change in leaf colors may be drifting further down the calendar.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: GOP clings to state office

Playing politics: GOP clings to state office

June 25, 2011 12:00 am
Hayward boosted BP's bottom line, but not safety

Hayward boosted BP's bottom line, but not safety

LONDON (AP) — Two decades ago, Tony Hayward was a "turtle" — one of a handful of young high fliers at BP earmarked for great things, named after the cartoon warriors, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Minor earthquake shakes US capital's movers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earthquakes are so rare in the Washington area that even a geology student wasn't quite sure what was going on when a minor one hit early Friday. Was it a truck passing by? A low-flying plane?

July 16, 2010 11:30 am
Lawmakers eyes separation study in fish fight

Lawmakers eyes separation study in fish fight

DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said a plan to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.

July 01, 2010 12:00 am

Lawmakers seek to speed efforts to stop Asian carp

DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said the idea to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.

June 30, 2010 1:30 pm
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