Physical geography

Dangerous ignorance

Before we divide ourselves into "traitors" and "patriots" over whether we should resort to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to resolve issues with Turkey and many other matters, it would be a good idea to make sure we know what we are talking about. Ignorance is a dangerous thing, especially when it is found in so-called experts or just plain old know-it-alls.

Weather Forecast: Maximum Temperatures between 9C and 14C

Today, clouds, initially high and medium-level, will increase, and by the end of the day and overnight only some places in eastern Bulgaria will see light rain. A moderate west-southwest wind will blow. Maximum temperatures between 9C and 14C, in Sofia - about 10C. Atmospheric pressure will drop and by the evening it will again be lower than the average for the month.

Weather Forecast: Cloudy and Rainy, but Still Warm for the Season

Variable cloudiness is expected today, with light rain in some areas in the morning. A moderate northwest wind will continue to blow, becoming strong at times in the Danubian Plain and the Upper Thracian Plain.

Maximum temperatures between 5C and 10C. Atmospheric pressure will rise and in the afternoon it will be higher than the average for the month.

Turkey's fourth polar expedition to start in February

A Turkish research team is set to depart for 4th National Antarctic Science Expedition from Istanbul on Feb. 9, the industry and technology minister said on Jan. 29.

"Scientists who will carry out 15 projects in various fields such as earth and marine sciences, biology, chemistry, aerospace, and social sciences, are joining the journey," Mustafa Varank said.