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Sea level rises from thermal expansion

October 14th, 2015

Episode 778 of 1326 episodes

Today how using fishing line, water, paper clips and a marble can replicate one of the reasons our oceans are rising. And this isn't the melting of land ice, although that's a huge contributor, but thermal expansion based on the principle that water's volume increases as it warms up.

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