Yosemite's granite cliffs are 'breathing,' and heat can make them fall

Yosemite's granite cliffs are 'breathing,' and heat can make them fall
The domes and arches etched into Yosemite's famed granite cliffs may seem frozen in time, but in reality they're constantly moving. The dramatic rock formations were formed as layers of rock peeled away from the mountainside, like an onion. The flakes …
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Granite Bay students win their way to competing at world robotics championship
Cavitt Junior High School's robotics team, better known as “Team Stanley FatMax,” was just declared a state champion in innovation. It now has its sights set on an even bigger horizon. School officials said the Granite Bay team is divided into two …
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Granite Geek: Can Dean Kamen make Stirling engines part of our energy future?
It's hard to say, but since this is Granite Geek, we'll contemplate the tech stuff before we get to the lawmaker stuff. A Stirling engine (named after Robert Stirling, a Scottish minister who developed one of the prototypes 200 years ago) has two major …
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Granite Raises $4.25 Million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Saving by

Granite Raises .25 Million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Saving by
QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a provider of communications services to businesses, announced that it has raised $ 4.25 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as part of Granite's third Saving by Shaving event held …
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Chipping away at the granite loot and the loss to exchequer
February 4, 2011 was when the first sparks of the multi-crore granite scam in Madurai district began showing up with Justice K. Chandru of the Madras High Court ordering a detailed enquiry into allegations of suppression of commercial transactions and …
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Granite scam accused acquitted
Days after the Madras High Court's Madurai Bench proposed contempt proceedings against Melur Judicial Magistrate K.V. Mahendra Boopathy after “smelling a rat” in the way he handled illegal granite quarry cases, the judicial officer on Tuesday acquitted …
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