June 13, 2014 in History


A water-embedded rock layer is found deep inside the earth; the layer stores three times the water found in all the earth's oceans, suggesting that oceans developed through seepage of this water and not from striking comets as previously believed

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1980 U.N. Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela
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