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The earth is expanding and we don't know why (472 words)
Great gaps (or "gores") appear between the pieces of crust which geologists believed existed at these periods.
These embarrassing, grotesque gaps can be made to disappear almost as if by magic by assuming that the earth was smaller in the past.
Relative bad fit of South America and Africa on a globe of modern size is indicated by the fl gaps (gores).
Optical cable and method for manufacturing thereof - Patent 4993804 (2559 words)
An optical cable according to claim 1, wherein at least the inner gores of the optical waveguides bundles are completely filled by the non-hardening filler compound.
An optical cable according to claim 1, wherein the bundle includes a central element with the non-hardening filler compound disposed between the central element and a layer of the waveguides and the hardenable compound being disposed on an outer surface of the layer of waveguides.
This hardening compound HM, as shown in the present example, will fill the outer gaps or gores between the individual light waveguides LW1-LWn, whereas the inner gores were closed or filled by the non-hardening filler compound NHM.
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