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By the time my son was two or three years old, he knew books were always going to be part of the holiday gifts he’d receive from me. This year, I sent him three by Colm Toibin–the novels “Brooklyn” and “The...
Governor Andrew Cuomo today confirmed that New York will miss the November 29th deadline to finish its health review on hydro-fracking. Speaking on 1300-AM, WGDJ Radio in Albany, Cuomo said a new health panel would not be realistically able to...
News stories tagged with "geology"
Paul Smiths, NY, Sep 17, 2009 — Anorthosite, the signature grey rock familiar to climbers and hikers in the Adirondacks is an ancient form of granite formed 15 miles below the surface more than a billion years ago. Pushed to the surface by recent mountain building activity, its deep cracks form the valleys and deep lakes of the region. Martha Foley and Curt Stager talk about the area's "ancient bones." Go to full article
Oct 20, 2005 — Planetary probes continue to bring us remarkable images of other worlds. Images of Venus show a blast furnace environment crossed by rivers of molten rock. On Mars one can see a shield volcano the size of Arizona. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager take us out of this world. Go to full article
Oct 13, 2005 — The power of volcanos comes from more than the intense heat and pressure found beneath the earth. The force behind violent eruptions often comes from steam created when molten lava vaporizes underground water. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about nature's blowouts. Go to full article
Apr 28, 2005 — Some scientists believe that the entire Earth was locked in ice between 600,00 and 700,000 years ago. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the increasingly popular "Snowball Earth" theory, and how it affected the course of life. Go to full article
Oct 07, 2004 — Harvard geologists believe that at least one ice age, 600 million years ago, covered the entire earth--that the oceans were covered by a kilometer of ice. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the controversial new theory. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Apr 22, 2002 — A moderate earthquake hit the north country on Saturday, damaging churches, cracking foundations, and shattering storefront windows. The tremor and two long aftershocks did the most damage in Clinton County, fifteen miles southwest of Plattsburgh. Brian Mann toured the area and has this report. Go to full article