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High Resolution Maps Reveal Larger than Thought Gravitational Variations on Earth

High Resolution Maps Reveal Larger than Thought Gravitational Variations on Earth

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gravity disturbances more than Himalayas, India and parts of South-East Asia. GGMplus GallerySource featured

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How NASA Engineers Revamped Spitzer to Probe Exoplanets

How NASA Engineers Revamped Spitzer to Probe Exoplanets

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

This adept’s concept shows Spitzer surrounded through . examples of exoplanets the telescope has examined. Image credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechSource featured

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How Did the Pakistan Earthquake Create a Mud Island?

How Did the Pakistan Earthquake Create a Mud Island?

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A extent 7.7 earthquake struck a unallied part of Pakistan with enough constrain to create a small island. Photograph from Gwadar Government/AP On Tuesday, a 7.7-quantity earthquake struck a remote part of west. occidental Pakistan, killing more than 260 folks and displacing hundreds of thousands. It likewise triggered formation of a new isle off the [...]

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Astronomers Discover Enormous Arms of Hot Gas in the Coma Cluster of Galaxies

Astronomers Discover Enormous Arms of Hot Gas in the Coma Cluster of Galaxies

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Enormous warlike exploits of hot gas have been revealed in the Coma milky way cluster in data from NASA’s Chandra X-notice Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton. A specially processed Chandra fancy is shown with optical data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to highlight these spectacular shield. Researchers think that these arms — what one. span [...]

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As Arctic Melts, a Race to Test Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

As Arctic Melts, a Race to Test Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, seen in this place near Barrow, Alaska, is one of two acting icebreaker vessels in the U.S. arm of the sea that could be deployed in an Arctic emergency. Photograph courtesy Prentice Danner, U.S. Coast Guard Part of our hebdomadary “In Focus” series—stepping back, looking closer. The U.S. Coast [...]

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Penn State Researchers Discover the Origins of Genomic “Dark Matter”

Penn State Researchers Discover the Origins of Genomic “Dark Matter”

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shown in the upper left confuse of this illustration is a chromosome — a densely compressed package containing one long, continuous strand of DNA. The DNA is pervasively transcribed into RNA, boundary only a very small fraction of the RNA has the instructions (or codes) conducive to making proteins. The green circles in this elucidation [...]

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Virtual Racing Fuels Aging Brains—5 Video Game Surprises

Virtual Racing Fuels Aging Brains—5 Video Game Surprises

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

People ground of admission a game at a booth at the avocation fair for video games Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, 22 August 2013. The light runs until 25 August. Photo by: Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images Photograph by Oliver Berg, Picture-Alliance/DPA/AP Images Scientists bring forth identified a new weapon against duration of existence-related decline in the human [...]

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As Arctic Melts, a Race to Test Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

As Arctic Melts, a Race to Test Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, seen to this place near Barrow, Alaska, is one of two operating icebreaker vessels in the U.S. flotilla that could be deployed in one Arctic emergency. Photograph courtesy Prentice Danner, U.S. Coast Guard Part of our weekly “In Focus” series—stepping back, looking closer. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy—some [...]

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Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?

Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

A coloring depicts the Last Supper, whose 13th visitor was Judas, who betrayed Jesus. Photograph through . Brooklyn Museum/Corbis It’s Friday the 13th, and millions of humbler classes are on edge, fearing a ill-luck with personal or global repercussions-a shivered leg, a stock market crash, or the trigger pulled toward World War III. Why all [...]

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Stanford Scientists Generate Electricity from Sewage

Stanford Scientists Generate Electricity from Sewage

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tube-like growth depicted here is a printing character of microbe that can produce electricity. Its metallic thread-like tendrils are attached to a carbon thread. This image is taken with a scanning electron microscope. More than 100 of these ‘exoelectrogenic microbes’ could sudden side by side in a human hair.Source featured

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