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Links for Sunday, July 22, 2007

  • The Daily Galaxy: The Milky Way Enigma -How Galactic Forces May Control Life on Earth – “Earlier this year, research revealed that the rise and fall of species on Earth seems to be driven by the undulating motions of our solar system as it travels through the Milky Way. Some scientists believe that this cosmic force may offer the answer to some of the biggest questions in our Earth’s biological history—especially where evolution has fallen short.
  • Frans Lanting: Life: A Journey Through Time – “Seven years ago I stood at the tide line of an estuary and began a personal journey through time. It is humbling to imagine the immensity of time covered by the history of life on Earth but that is what I plunged into, with curiosity and wonder…” – Via The Daily Galaxy.