Relics of the Reservation

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Try The Sad Science of 'Batty Boffins' who is aided by his economy class assistant Sara Deckskii, hindered by the Chimps Cid and Al (Cider and Ale) and challenged, and occasionally threatened, by an alien who has no name we know of.



Last updated: 10th November 2014
There is a decline in the Bee population. This has been linked to pesticides and habitat loss.
Tsunami's are an ever present threat to coastal communities. They are large tidal waves causes by some catastrophic even out at sea, such as an earthquake or volcanic eruption, that displaces a huge amount of water..
Chimpanzees and other life forms are often used in labs for scientific studies. Sadly, some of these studies harm the creatures being studied, some don't. All are intended to further scientific knowledge, some are also intended to support commercial interests.
Acid rain has long been identified as having a negative impact on the environment, causing serious damage to forests and vegetation. It is caused by emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide reacting with rainwater passing through the atmosphere, creating and acid. Acids normally have a low pH value.
Radio telescopes are instruments that are used to detect radio signals in space. They are also invaluable for collecting data from satellites and tracking their position.
Polarised lenses can be used to reduce reflected glare on the source of water by removing the horizontal portion of the light. This is useful but it also has a negative effect on LCD screens, making them difficult to see.
The SETI Institute is an organisation that is involved in the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. It is involved in a number of activities that are intended to discover other intelligent life in the Universe.
Bees are an essential part of the well being of Earth's Eco-system. Their decline is worrying scientists all over the world.
Surfing is a popular pastime and sport, especially in parts of the Pacific coastline, where there can be huge waves to ride.
Planet of the Apes is a film franchise that explores the possibility of other primates becoming the dominant species on Earth.
Huge swathes of forest in the Northern latitudes have been damaged by acid rain
Radio telescopes usually have a central antenna that picks up the signals reflected from a a large disc surrounding it.
Polarised lenses are popular for sunglasses
It is not well understood what the consequences of an encounter with alien species would be.
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