Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Is the earth elastic?

Is the Earth elastic? by ZDNet's Roland Piquepaille -- Scientists from Brazil and the U.S. think so. In a surprising discovery, they've found that a GPS station in Manaus, near the center of the Amazon River basin, showed that the Earth level was going up and down by almost 3 inches (75 mm) every year with the seasonal floods of the big river. In [...]

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