Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Tower of the Winds”

Many years ago, when I was traveling in Athens, Greece, I visited this well-known archeological site known as the “Tower of the Winds”. When it was built, it had sundials, a water clock and a weather observing system, which makes it most likely the oldest weather station in the world….
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The end of iceberg B-15?

Back in 2000, an enormous iceberg broke off the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It was the size of Connecticut and was called B-15. All these years later, the iceberg is still around, although it has been losing pieces ever since it broke off. Now, a big crack along the…
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What is a Moon Tree?

On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 lifted off for the third trip to the lunar surface. Included in the cargo on the space ship were some small canisters packed with tree seeds of five species: Loblolly Pine, Sycamore, Sweetgum, Redwood, and Douglas Fir. After the mission concluded, the seeds were…
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