Ski Jumping – Intro to Physics
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Ski Jumping – Intro to Physics

Let’s start off with this problem–let’s pick a location to define a potential energy U to be equal to 0. I’m going to choose just this line here, a place where the skier will land and where all of our heights are measured from just to make things nice and easy. The first part of […]

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Operation Virus Hunter – Year of the Salmon
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Operation Virus Hunter – Year of the Salmon

I’m in Goldstream and this is a Chum salmon. The return this year is 1/3 of what it should be. These fish like many others I’m seeing around the province are yellow. Yellow is the colour that piscine orthoreovirus turns some Pacific salmon, and we don’t know if that’s what the problem with these fish […]

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Galapagos: the finches (4/7)
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Galapagos: the finches (4/7)

Although he didn’t realise it at the time, the most important specimens Charles Darwin brought back from the Galapagos were finches. Initially he wasn’t sure how they were related but when back in England, they were examined by the ornithologist John Gould he reported that in fact Darwin had brought back 13 different species of […]

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How SeaWorld is Supporting UK Conservation Efforts
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How SeaWorld is Supporting UK Conservation Efforts

Since the start of 2015, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has donated two dollars to conservation charities every time a SeaWorld Parks Extra is booked here in the UK. By making holidays extra special with dining options, VIP tours, or up close animal encounters we can give back to the natural world. Here are just some […]

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