Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cosmic inflation: Dust finally settles on BICEP2 results

Cosmic inflation: Dust finally settles on BICEP2 resultsNews from Los Angeles Times: By Amina Khan contact the reporter Reports of evidence of cosmic inflation may have been, well, overblown. When the BICEP2 team announced last year that they had found … Continue reading

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Astronomers Discover Ancient Solar System With 5 Earth-Like Planets

Astronomers Discover Ancient Solar System With 5 Earth-Like PlanetsNews from ABC News: The discovery of a solar system as old as the Milky Way and with five Earth-like planets could shed new light on the possibility of ancient life forms … Continue reading

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Private Space Taxis on Track to Fly in 2017

Private Space Taxis on Track to Fly in 2017News from Scientific American: YES! Send me a free issue of Scientific American with no obligation to continue the subscription. If I like it, I will be billed for the one-year subscription. … Continue reading

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Jellyfish has ability to Detect Ocean Currents

Jellyfish has ability to Detect Ocean CurrentsNews from SMN Weekly: Now according to a new study it seems that jellyfish are not mere drifters but they also possess a special ability that helps them swim against the oceanic current. Researchers … Continue reading

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Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humans

Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humansNews from Business Standard: Early human ancestors started using hand postures similar to that of modern man much earlier than was previously thought, a new research suggests. Anthropologists from the University of … Continue reading

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Nina In New York: It’s (Three Minutes To) The End Of The World As We Know It

Nina In New York: It’s (Three Minutes To) The End Of The World As We Know ItNews from CBS Local: A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of … Continue reading

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NASA Probe Gets Up Close and Personal With Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA Probe Gets Up Close and Personal With Dwarf Planet CeresNews from ABC News: NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres and the space agency today released new photos showing what the gigantic cosmic mass looks … Continue reading

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Blame global warming: Scientists say 2014 was the hottest year

Blame global warming: Scientists say 2014 was the hottest yearNews from Firstpost: Washington: The year 2014 was the hottest on record, with global average temperature increasing about 0.8 degrees Celsius since 1880, according to US government scientists. Two separate analyses … Continue reading

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Long-lost Mars probe found after more than a decade

Long-lost Mars probe found after more than a decadeNews from USA TODAY: Video Keywords cosmic rays Three images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show Beagle 2 partially deployed on the surface of the planet, ending the mystery of what happened … Continue reading

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Chinese spacecraft reaches first-ever milestone in lunar orbit

Chinese spacecraft reaches first-ever milestone in lunar orbitNews from National Monitor: The U.S. famously put men on the moon, But doing so again in the 21st century might not be the best use of public funds, for our nation or … Continue reading

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