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The Sciences

Letter From Discover


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The Year of Global Warming

In the year we're leaving behind, there were so many tropical storms and hurricanes that meteorologists were forced to dip into the Greek alphabet after exhausting their A to Z list of names. There were so many category 5 hurricanes that the United States sustained the worst storm damage in its history. There was so much hype and misinformation about whether global warming caused our bad weather and whether humans were at fault that only good science could sort out the facts. For the truth, simply read Discover's number one story of 2005, surely the most remarkable year in science ever.

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