insolation insolation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
  2. (n) incident solar radiation
  3. (n) therapeutic exposure to sunlight

News

  • Ice ages only thanks to feedback

    ( ETH Zurich ) Science struggled to explain fully why an ice age occurs every 100,000 years. As researchers now demonstrate based on a computer simulation, not only do variations in insolation play a key role, but also the mutual influence of glaciated continents and climate.
    on August 7, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "No one is an outsider in God's family," Tutu said on Monday. "We are all interconnected - and that includes, black, white, red, yellow, gay, lesbian, the so-called straight, Bush and Bin Laden. We cannot be human in insolation. I make a...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Desmond Tutu Source: Independent Online

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