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Radioactive decay made early Earth’s interior much hotter than it is today, so its crust was flaccid.
After a half-century of decay, its economy is finally awakening with a number of tourism projects where the Magdalena River meets the Caribbean Sea.
PARADISE FOUND?NICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 28, 2021OZY
Outside forces had mined such communities for assets, pushing them into decay, and outside forces are required to help them back.
A limited quantum computer, it specializes in solving optimization problems by letting qubits seek out the lowest-energy configuration available—a process not unlike false vacuum decay.
The experiment, described in a preprint last June, merely verified known quantum effects and did not reveal anything new about vacuum decay.
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It will hold tenaciously there, the last of its race, days after the decay of its greener and more healthy-looking mates.
The decay and ruin of nearly all the "old families" in Ireland are among the penalties of disregarding it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The old dining-hall had shared in the general decay, and been shorn of all its ancient honours.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.

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