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Some factors that have an affect on climate, like volcanic eruptions and changes in the amount of solar energy, are natural. Others, like the addition of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, are caused by humans ...Read more
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11/28 Birthday of Sir Arthur Eddington, English astrophysicist and mathematician, on this date in 1882 Details
11/29 Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, a British mathematician, died on this date in 1852 Details
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