Monthly Archives: August 2014

UPDATE 4-Iceland says eruption over, lifts all airspace restrictions

UPDATE 4-Iceland says eruption over, lifts all airspace restrictionsNews from Reuters: Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:05pm EDT (Adds National Crisis Coordination Centre confirmation that eruption is over) By Robert Robertsson and Simon Johnson REYKJAVIK/STOCKHOLM Aug 29 (Reuters) – Iceland said … Continue reading

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ESA captures best pictures of Galaxies colliding using Hubble Telescope

ESA captures best pictures of Galaxies colliding using Hubble TelescopeNews from The Westside Story: ESA/ESO/NASA/Hubble – Using the best space telescopes on Earth and in Space, scientists have been able to capture a rare photo of galaxies colliding and creating … Continue reading

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Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way

Iceland says subglacial eruption is under wayNews from Fox News: Aug. 19, 2014: A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 12.5 miles away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.REUTERS REYKJAVIK, Iceland –  Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano … Continue reading

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Are The Mountains Getting Bigger Due The Drop of Water Levels?

Are The Mountains Getting Bigger Due The Drop of Water Levels?News from Dumb-Out: Over the course of the current drought afflicting areas of the western United States, experts say some 63 trillion gallons of water has been lost. That’s roughly … Continue reading

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Ancient flying pterosaurs lived all around the world, had no teeth

Ancient flying pterosaurs lived all around the world, had no teethNews from Christian Science Monitor: Giant toothless pterosaurs with wingspans stretching 39 feet (12 meters) across ruled the skies 60 million years ago, and new research suggests that these ancient … Continue reading

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ISS astronauts venture outside for spacewalk

ISS astronauts venture outside for spacewalkNews from Tech Times: Two Russian astronauts on the ISS released a nanosatellite today on a five-hour spacewalk. The Peruvian satellite will measure and record temperature and pressure conditions. Two Russian astronauts spacewalked outside the … Continue reading

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Atomic force microscope to get cool laser boost

Atomic force microscope to get cool laser boostNews from Northern Voices Online: Atomic force microscope to get cool laser boost. This will help it become so sensitive that it will be able to weigh even a virus Microscopes are already … Continue reading

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Plants Use Newly Discovered Form of Language to Communicate?

Plants Use Newly Discovered Form of Language to Communicate?News from Viral Global News: A researcher working at Virginia Tech may have discovered a new form of “language” that allows plants to communicate with each other and share genetic information. The … Continue reading

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Atomic Microscopes’ resolution Enhanced by Incredibly Sensitive Lasers

Atomic Microscopes’ resolution Enhanced by Incredibly Sensitive LasersNews from Uncover California: The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@uncovercalifornia.com and inform them of the time the error … Continue reading

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Scientists report first analysis of ‘precious’ space particles

Scientists report first analysis of ‘precious’ space particlesNews from SFGate: Tiny bits of rocky dust, captured eight years ago by a spacecraft named Stardust, are probably the first fragments of interstellar matter ever brought back to Earth, say researchers at … Continue reading

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