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A New and Unusual Exoplanet Discovered

A New and Unusual Exoplanet Discovered

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Perth engineer ‘TG’ Tan hunts planets with his backyard observatory in Mt Claremont. TG TanSource featured

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LRO Reveals Lunar Pits Could Support Human Activity on the Lunar Surface

LRO Reveals Lunar Pits Could Support Human Activity on the Lunar Surface

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

New observations from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Spacecraft reveals that lunar pits attached our moon could be used to shelter astronauts, supporting human activity on the lunar external part. This video shows images from NASA’s LRO spacecraft of diversified lunar pits. Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/D. Gallagher While the moon’s surface is battered [...]

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MIT Develops Membrane That Can Separate Highly Mixed Oil-Spill Residues

MIT Develops Membrane That Can Separate Highly Mixed Oil-Spill Residues

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tiny droplets of sprinkle and calender, colored blue, are suspended in wet on top of a membrane developed by the MIT team. Thanks to the membrane’s liliputian pores, with a special coating that attracts irrigate and repels oil, the droplets retire as they pass through the membrane, finally leaving just pure oil behind. A resembling [...]

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Q&A: Scientist Studied His Poop for a Year to Learn About Gut Bugs

Q&A: Scientist Studied His Poop for a Year to Learn About Gut Bugs

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The human embowel teems with bacteria, many of their shape still unknown. They help us digest diet and absorb nutrients, and they perform a part in protecting our intestinal walls. Gut bacteria may also alleviate regulate weight and ward off autoimmune diseases. Photograph by Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut, supported by School of Life Sciences, FHNW Where would we [...]

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New UN Report Puts Staggering Dollar Figures on Environmental Crime Revenues

New UN Report Puts Staggering Dollar Figures on Environmental Crime Revenues

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Between 20,000 and 25,000 African elephants, like this some in Tsavo East National Park in Kenya, are killed every year by poachers. PHOTOGRAPH BY IVAN LIEMAN, AFP/GETTY IMAGES A global sedulousness in so-called environmental crime—what one. includes everything from selling elephant ivory to illegal fishing to illicit logging and besides—is worth between $70 billion and [...]

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California Shark Attack Involved “No Brainer” Danger

California Shark Attack Involved “No Brainer” Danger

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Populations of people of distinction white sharks, like this one dizziness near Baja California, Mexico, are attached the rise. Jeff Mondragon, age fotostock/ Spain S.L./Corbis The censure of a 40-year-old swimmer by a great white shark in southerly California on Saturday has people questioning trickster fishing and beach safety. The mankind survived the attack with [...]

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20 Years Later, Legacy of a Deadly Colorado Wildfire Endures

20 Years Later, Legacy of a Deadly Colorado Wildfire Endures

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A helicopter drops over an investigation team, which includes examine and body recovery personnel, after 1994′s South Canyon Fire. PHOTO BY JIM KAUTZ, US FOREST SERVICE Twenty years ago, at 4 p.m. on July 6, a surge of flame swept along a long crest on Colorado’s Storm King Mountain, killed 14 firefighters, and became a [...]

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New Buckyball Research Will Aid Biological Studies

New Buckyball Research Will Aid Biological Studies

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Buckyballs, molecules placid of 60 carbon atoms, bust apart like they are struck by intense X-sight pulses at SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source. (Greg Stewart/SLAC)Source featured

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New NASA/NOAA Animations Reveal Water Vapor Over Oceans

New NASA/NOAA Animations Reveal Water Vapor Over Oceans

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The move of upper-air water vapor excessively the Eastern Pacific is shown using GOES attendant air temperature data. High, cold clouds are white. High, devoid of warmth, clear air (around -28 F) is amethystine. Lower, warmer, dry air (around -10 F) is magenta (where clear, dry air penetrates lower in the air). Image Credit: NASA/NOAA [...]

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Scientists Demonstrate a Photonic Router for the First Time

Scientists Demonstrate a Photonic Router for the First Time

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Illustration of the photonic router the Weizmann Institute scientists created. At the center is the unbiassed atom (orange) that routes photons (gold-colored) in different directions.Source featured

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