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» The Flood: Links Roundup 2/29/12
The Flood: Links Roundup 2/29/12
- Slate asks: How does war impact the planet? Although the article states that more research needs to be done, it proposes some pretty scary thought experiments. Nuclear and chemicals weapons are one concern, but the real damage is caused by the destruction of infrastructure, such as dams or chemical facilities.
- Discover Magazine describes the discovery of a new planet, 40 light years from earth, with an atmosphere composed of nearly 50% water. The planet, which is very massive and hot, may contain strange forms of water that would be impossible on earth.