Category: Science

Hubblecast 70 Explains How Gravitational Lensing Will Help Uncover the Secrets of the Universe

Hubblecast 70 Explains How Gravitational Lensing Will Help Uncover the Secrets of the Universe

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

This eight fine Hubblecast video takes a look at gravitational lensing, explaining in what way it works and how it have power to help astronomers uncover the secrets of the Universe. Hubblecast 70: Peering encircling cosmic cornersLast month saw the ceremony of induction of a new Hubble observing program: Frontier Fields. This desire use the [...]

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Have We Found the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?

Have We Found the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Roanoke Colony was construct abandoned without a trace of the colonists—however some researchers might have uncovered some clues. Illustration by North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy It’s a secret that has intrigued Americans for centuries: What happened to the bewildered colonists of North Carolina’s Roanoke Island? (See “America’s Lost Colony.”) The settlers, who arrived in 1587, disappeared [...]

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Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Split Water into Hydrogen and Oxygen

Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Split Water into Hydrogen and Oxygen

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a newly published study, researchers item the discovery of a new photocatalyst, demonstrating the use of cobalt oxide nanoparticles to cleave water into hydrogen and oxygen. Researchers from the University of Houston be in actual possession of found a catalyst that can quickly generate hydrogen from water using daylight, potentially creating a clean and [...]

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Predator Insurance: When Livestock Becomes Prey, Conservationists Pay

Predator Insurance: When Livestock Becomes Prey, Conservationists Pay

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Endangered animals, like this snow leopard in India’s Hemis National Park, part mixed outcomes from predator insurance programs. Photograph through . Steve Winter, National Geographic A perplex of amazing images went viral in November at the time that four Kenyan villagers chased down and captured—live—two cheetahs that had been feasting forward their goats. The story [...]

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An Unexpected Discovery in Galaxy Messier 101

An Unexpected Discovery in Galaxy Messier 101

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Figure 1. Artist’s visualization of the environment about M101 ULX-1, showing a starry-mass black hole (foreground) with gradual accumulation disk. Gas from the Wolf-Rayet destiny (background) feeds the black hole’s greedy appetite. Gemini Observatory/AURA artwork through . Lynette Cook.Source featured

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A Growing Understanding of the Conditions Required for Superconductivity

A Growing Understanding of the Conditions Required for Superconductivity

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A lo inside a high-temperature superconductor: The Max Planck scientists in Stuttgart used resonant X-ray scattering to show the subsisting of charge-density waves inside the cuprate superconductors. The sapphirine wavy lines indicate the incident and emitted emission of rays. The system of coordinates illustrates the orientation of radiation relative to the crystal axes a, b [...]

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Astronomers Confirm a Reverse Shock in Gamma Ray Burst 130427A

Astronomers Confirm a Reverse Shock in Gamma Ray Burst 130427A

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

An artificer’s depiction of a gamma beam burst, the most powerful explosive event in the universe. The bursts be able to produce both forward and reverse shocks in the manner that the ejecta slam into the circumstellar vital, and measurements of an April 2013 explode taken at wavelengths stretching from the radio to the X-beam, [...]

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New Hubble Image Shows a Handful of Galaxies in the Constellation of Eridanus

New Hubble Image Shows a Handful of Galaxies in the Constellation of Eridanus

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This newly released Hubble resemblance shows several galaxies in the constellation of Eridanus. This new Hubble figurative expression shows a handful of galaxies in the assemblage of Eridanus (The River). NGC 1190, shown in this place on the right of the invent, stands apart from the rest; it belong to some exclusive club known as [...]

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New York’s Metro-North Train Crash Calls Attention to the Impact of Fatigue on Safety

New York’s Metro-North Train Crash Calls Attention to the Impact of Fatigue on Safety

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sleep bereavement can affect work performance and give to accidents. Photograph by Maggie Steber, National Geographic The Metro-North trail derailment in New York that caused four deaths occurred at the time that the train barreled around a nipping curve at 82 miles an sixty minutes in a 30-mile-an-twenty-fourth part of a day zone. That tragic [...]

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Six Reasons NASA Should Build a Research Base on the Moon

Six Reasons NASA Should Build a Research Base on the Moon

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

An skilled workman’s conception of what a lunar base could aspect like. China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover made history, and tracks, whereas it wheeled across the moon’s hoary surface on Sunday. The rover and its lander, the Chang’e 3, are the chief spacecraft to soft-land on the lunar external part since 1976. Together they’ve made [...]

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