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  • Over 350 new species including the world's smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year old gecko have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a biological treasure trove now threatened by climate change.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: August 12, 2009

  • Conceivably, it could continue to travel for billions of years, circling the galaxy much as our sun does on its 200-million-year orbit around the galactic center.

    Voyager Heads for the Stars

  • Steve Sailsbury A 130 million-year old dinosaur footprint The giant export terminal operated by Woodside could provide a vital source of cleaner-burning fuel to Japan following a nuclear crisis, or to developing economies such as China.

    Australia's West Kimberley Becomes Heritage Site

  • At 277 miles long and more than a mile deep, its intricate formations are matched only by the stunning striation of the rock, and by the knowledge that the entire thing was carved out by the Colorado River on a 5-million-year mission.

    In Pictures: The World's Most Amazing Views

  • Does the light just go out and that's that - the million-year nap?

    Spook by Mary Roach: Book summary

  • Big History is the narrative account of the 13.7 billion-year history of our universe, the 4.5 billion-year evolution of our planet, the 7 million-year rise of our species, and the 10,000-year accelerating drama of human civilization.

    William Grassie: Big History: Engaging the New Narrative of Science

  • A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg on a shelf in the natural history [...]

    2010 March | Edwardian Promenade

  • Humanity has been engaged in a million-year flirtation with extinction -- but we're still here!

    MIND MELD: Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature

  • Big History is the narrative account of the 13.7 billion-year history of our universe, the 4.5 billion-year evolution of our planet, the 7 million-year rise of our species, and the 10,000-year accelerating drama of human civilization.

    William Grassie: Big History: Engaging the New Narrative of Science

  • Environmentalists have used the million-year unknown as their main argument against the site, and the findings are crucial.

    Obama's Nuclear Politics

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