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1,214 wordsThe Global Warming Global Warming The beginning of the Industrial Revolution brought many new, exciting inventions into our lives to simplify our lives and made them more efficient. Such inventions included cars, household appliances and plants that burn solid waste, fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, and coal, and wood and wood products for fuel. Before the Industrial Revolution, human activities caused very few gases to be released into the atmosphere, but now scientists say, through the b...
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1,874 wordsSaturn is the sixth planet in our solar system and is the second largest planet. The only planet larger then Saturn is Jupiter. Saturn is commonly noted for its phenomenal system of rings surrounding this gaseous planet. It is also one of the outer planets. Saturn's period of rotation is approximately ten and a half hours in Earth hours. Saturn takes about 13 and a half hours less than Earth to rotate. It takes Saturn about 30 years to make revolution around the sun. That is 29 years more than E...
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