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Passover

A plume of magma may explain North America’s odd geology Earth’s active geologic processes are a blessing and a curse.  They help sustain life.  Yet, the last sign I saw as I entered the Washington State Fair this summer pointed … Continue reading

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Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

Centuries ago, Spanish explorers expected the mythical land of “California” to be a wild and exotic island.  Perhaps they should be applauded for their prescience, for new research published in Nature Communications confirms that California is slowly separating from the rest … Continue reading

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