Monthly Archives: February 2015

Proposed methane based life on Titan is just one example of life “not as we …

Proposed methane based life on Titan is just one example of life “not as we …News from National Monitor: Researchers have laid out the chemical case for the possibility of life on Saturn’s moon titan but that is just the … Continue reading

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Scientists find DNA evidence that UK imported wheat in the Stone Age

Scientists find DNA evidence that UK imported wheat in the Stone AgeNews from Pioneer News: In what may be considered a surprising sign of sophistication, a study showed on Thursday that Stone Age Britons, primitive hunter-gatherers long believed to be … Continue reading

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Massive black hole discovered 2 billion light-years away

Massive black hole discovered 2 billion light-years awayNews from USA TODAY: An artist’s conception of a black hole and the winds that surround it.(Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech) 56 CONNECT LINKEDIN EMAILcontinues on USA TODAY >>> Read the full article . NASA’s Dawn … Continue reading

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How giant plumes of Sahara dust fertilize Amazon rainforest [video]

How giant plumes of Sahara dust fertilize Amazon rainforest [video]News from Los Angeles Times: By Deborah Netburn contact the reporter The Amazon rainforest may be fertilized in part by phosphorus from a dry lake bed in the Sahara desert. The findings, published … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Common Development Pattern in Ancient and Modern Cities

Study Reveals Common Development Pattern in Ancient and Modern CitiesNews from Voice Chronicle: Researchers from the Santa Fe Institute and the University of Colorado Boulder have revealed that a common pattern of development and similar characteristics can be observed in … Continue reading

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New Clues on How Black Holes Grow

New Clues on How Black Holes GrowNews from ABC News: At the center of every large galaxy is a black hole — the mysterious region where matter is packed so tightly and the pull of gravity is so strong that … Continue reading

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How our solar system survived a ‘near miss’ with another star – 70000 years ago

How our solar system survived a ‘near miss’ with another star – 70000 years agoNews from Telegraph.co.uk: No other star is known to have ever approached our solar system this close – five times closer than the current closest star, … Continue reading

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Astronomers Use ALMA Telescope to Dissect Bursting ‘Starburst’ Sculptor Galaxy

Astronomers Use ALMA Telescope to Dissect Bursting ‘Starburst’ Sculptor GalaxyNews from University Herald: Feb 16, 2015 11:52 AM EST (Photo : B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF); ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ); A. Leroy; STScI/NASA, ST-ECF/ESA, CADC/NRC/CSA) Sculptor Galaxy NGC 253 With help from the Atacama … Continue reading

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See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn’s moon Titan

See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn’s moon TitanNews from CNET: Spaceships are great, but to explore the weird world that is Titan, a space sub might make more sense. Fortunately, NASA is already working on a design. … Continue reading

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Sci-fi Movie ‘Interstellar’ Worms Its Way Into Spinning Black Hole Science FACT

Sci-fi Movie ‘Interstellar’ Worms Its Way Into Spinning Black Hole Science FACTNews from Frontline Desk: Boffins think they have concocted new disclosures that uncover the “powerful effects” of black holes – all because of the computer code that was used … Continue reading

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