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UKIDSS Reveals Numerous Unknown Jets of Gas from Young Stars and Planetary Nebulae

UKIDSS Reveals Numerous Unknown Jets of Gas from Young Stars and Planetary Nebulae

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The realm shown here was part of the remarkably first image taken for the UWISH2 survey. It shows on the top a district of massive star formation (called G35.2N) with two spectacular jets. On the be based an intermediate mass young stellar collect together (Mercer14) can be seen. Several jets are discernible in its vicinity, [...]

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Causes of Deadly Washington Mudslide Revealed in Scientific Report

Causes of Deadly Washington Mudslide Revealed in Scientific Report

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The station of the March 22 Oso mudslide shows the volume of the destruction. Photograph by Ellen M. Banner, The Seattle Times via AP A deadly landslide that killed 44 and obliterated a riverside district in Washington state last March was fueled through . rain soaking the site of every eight-year-old landslide, while logging in [...]

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New Wildfire Science Shows That Small Steps Can Save Homes, Communities

New Wildfire Science Shows That Small Steps Can Save Homes, Communities

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A firefighter extinguishes flames from a wildfire engulfing a put under cover in October 2003 in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles. Photograph by Robyn Beck, Getty Images   When a wildfire swept from one side 2,000 acres in the hills boreal of San Diego, California, in May, it left aft a curious [...]

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Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?

Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Asian tiger mosquitoes take expanded rapidly around the globe from their real range in Southeast Asia. The species spreads many viruses that afflict humans, including break-bone fever, West Nile, and Japanese encephalitis. Photograph by CDC/PHIL, Corbis Genes for swatting tiger mosquitoes, defanging brown tree snakes, and deporting Asian carp, entirelyy nasty invasive species, sound like a [...]

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New Measurements May Help Identify Antiquark’s Role in Proton’s Spin

New Measurements May Help Identify Antiquark’s Role in Proton’s Spin

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The STAR detector, used in the researchers’ assay, measures the energy and angle of the electron from the W boson degeneracy produced in the proton collision. Photo good-breeding of STAR CollaborationSource featured

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Latest Hubblecast Video Explores the Merging Galaxies

Latest Hubblecast Video Explores the Merging Galaxies

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this six little Hubblecast video, scientists explore the merging of elliptical galaxies. Hubblecast 76: Merging galaxies and droplets of starbirthThis Hubblecast explores the ‘beads on a string’ star combination found between two merging elliptical galaxies in the crowd together known as SDSS J1531+3414. Source: Hubble Space Telescope Credit: Directed through .: Georgia BladonVisual design [...]

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New Model Reveals How Geckos Cling to Objects

New Model Reveals How Geckos Cling to Objects

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Geckos’ feet are nonsticky by default, but they can activate “stickiness” through application of a diminutive shear force, according to research from Oregon State University. (Photo by Bjrn Christian Trrissen)Source featured

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Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales?

Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales?

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A North Atlantic just whale mother and calf swim in the Atlantic opposite the coast of Florida. Only around 500 of this species remain. Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic Creative Whales parley. But what makes them stop talking? Scientists be seized of long known that the marine mammals exercise creaks, groans, growls, and buzzes [...]

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Engineers Clear a Path Toward Better Quantum Computers and Nanoscale Sensors

Engineers Clear a Path Toward Better Quantum Computers and Nanoscale Sensors

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A external part confocal scan of a diamond illustration shows the nitrogen vacancy centers in yellow. A single NV center is circled in red. The inset scanning electron microscope effigy shows holes in a separate instance as tiny dimples. The scale rod is two millionths of a meter lingering. Photo by Awschalom GroupSource featured

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NASA Releases Four New Images to Celebrate Chandra’s 15th Anniversary

NASA Releases Four New Images to Celebrate Chandra’s 15th Anniversary

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

To honor Chandra’s 15th anniversary, four newly processed images of supernova remnants be under the necessity been released. Image Credit: NASA/CXC/SAOSource featured

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