Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dark Matter Experiment Has Detected Nothing, Researchers Say Proudly

Dark Matter Experiment Has Detected Nothing, Researchers Say ProudlyNews from New York Times: The former Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, S.D., has a hallowed place in the history of physics as a spot where nothing happens. It was there, in … Continue reading

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SECRET DOLPHIN species reveals itself to amazed boffins

SECRET DOLPHIN species reveals itself to amazed boffinsNews from Register: Supercharge your infrastructure A previously unknown species of humpback dolphin has been blithely swimming the waters off northern Australia, according to boffins. A research team made up of scientists from … Continue reading

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‘Lost world’ in Australia yields three new species

‘Lost world’ in Australia yields three new speciesNews from natmonitor.com: Scientists believe that Australia’s “lost world” may have more secrets to yield. According to a news release from James Cook University, scientists exploring Australia’s Cape York Peninsula have discovered three … Continue reading

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Dino impact also destroyed bees, says study

Dino impact also destroyed bees, says studyNews from BBC News: 25 October 2013 Last updated at 10:44 ET The team found the signal of a mass extinction in the DNA of carpenter bees Scientists say there was a widespread extinction … Continue reading

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New galaxy ‘most distant’ yet discovered

New galaxy ‘most distant’ yet discoveredNews from BBC News: 23 October 2013 Last updated at 13:00 ET By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service The galaxy, shown in this artist’s impression, is 1-2% the Milky Way’s mass An international … Continue reading

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Herpes Study Confirms That Human Migration Spread Out From Africa

Herpes Study Confirms That Human Migration Spread Out From AfricaNews from International Business Times: A new study of the herpes virus has confirmed widely held beliefs about human migration. The study, published in PLOS One, examined strains of herpes simplex … Continue reading

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Black hole boffins close in on gravity waves

Black hole boffins close in on gravity wavesNews from Register: Email delivery: Hate phishing emails? You’ll love DMARC While the world looks for ways to directly observe gravity waves, boffins at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) say … Continue reading

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Gravitational Wavelengths Could Crack the Black Hole Code

Gravitational Wavelengths Could Crack the Black Hole CodeNews from Guardian Express: Added by Jessica Rosslee on October 20, 2013.Saved under Black Holes, Jessica Rosslee, ScienceTags: gravitational waves A paper published in the Science Journal details how a team of researchers … Continue reading

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Don’t wait! Live lunar eclipse stream has started

Don’t wait! Live lunar eclipse stream has startedNews from Los Angeles Times: Don’t wait until dark. Catch the penumbral lunar eclipse on a live stream. By Geoffrey Mohan October 18, 2013, 2:50 p.m. The penumbral lunar eclipse has started and … Continue reading

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Meteorite pulled from Russian lake

Meteorite pulled from Russian lakeNews from BBC News: 16 October 2013 Last updated at 07:20 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Divers dragged the rock to shore on a metal sheet Divers working at a Russian … Continue reading

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