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A New Calibration Source for Gravitational Wave Missions

A New Calibration Source for Gravitational Wave Missions

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

An artificer’s impression of a dual star system containing a pulsar (the smaller thing perceived seen with jets of light) and common white dwarf star. The result of their mutual orbit generates gravitational waves, shown schematically of the same kind with the ripples in space. Luis Calada/European Southern ObservatorySource featured

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Neuroscientists Reverse Emotional Association of Specific Memories

Neuroscientists Reverse Emotional Association of Specific Memories

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

This fancy depicts the injection sites and the squeezing out of the viral constructs in the two areas of the brain well-versed: the Dentate Gyrus of the hippocampus (midst) and the Basolateral Amygdala (bottom corners).Source featured

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Pluto-Bound New Horizons Gets a Distant Look at Neptune and Triton

Pluto-Bound New Horizons Gets a Distant Look at Neptune and Triton

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASA’s Pluto-confine. New Horizons spacecraft captured this contemplate of the giant planet Neptune and its liberal moon Triton on July 10, 2014, from a distance of about 2.45 billion miles (3.96 billion kilometers) – greater degree than 26 times the distance betwixt the Earth and sun. The 967-millisecond exposure was taken with the New Horizons [...]

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Neanderthals Died Out 10,000 Years Earlier Than Thought, With Help From Modern Humans

Neanderthals Died Out 10,000 Years Earlier Than Thought, With Help From Modern Humans

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Neanderthal jawbone from Spain was in the midst of those dated for a new study that pushes back the age for the Neanderthals’ demise. Photograph through . Thomas Higham, University of Oxford The Neanderthals died out ready 10,000 years earlier than beforehand thought, new fossil dating suggests, adding to prove that the arrival of [...]

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Hubble Image of the Day: A Variety of Intriguing Cosmic Phenomena

Hubble Image of the Day: A Variety of Intriguing Cosmic Phenomena

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This newly released Hubble Space Telescope resemblance shows a variety of intriguing cosmic phenomena – like a lot is in the early stages of its life and a enigmatical nebula called Dobashi 4173. Surrounded through . bright stars, towards the upper halfway of the frame we see a unintelligent young stellar object (YSO) known viewed [...]

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Magnetic Stimulation Shifts Abnormal Neural Connections Towards Their Correct Locations

Magnetic Stimulation Shifts Abnormal Neural Connections Towards Their Correct Locations

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A newly published study demonstrated that faint sequential electromagnetic pulses on mice can shift abnormal neural connections towards their right locations in the brain. Researchers from The University of Western Australia be in possession of shown that electromagnetic stimulation can change brain organisation which may make your brain operate better. In results from a study [...]

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Wooden Ship Unearthed at World Trade Center Site From Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia

Wooden Ship Unearthed at World Trade Center Site From Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Excavations at the World Trade Center situation uncovered the remains of a ship built through timber harvested in the early 1770s. Photograph good-breeding Lower Manhattan Development Corporation   From the remains of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 young coleworts an amazing link to Revolutionary War-series Philadelphia. And the key to [...]

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Spitzer/IRAC Observations of the Variability of Sagittarius A*

Spitzer/IRAC Observations of the Variability of Sagittarius A*

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A neighboring-infrared image of the Galactic Center – SagA* clime taken with the Keck Telescope NIRC2 camera using adaptive optics. SagA* is not in sight among its many bright neighboring stars. The central ignorant square shows the size and situation of the prime Spitzer IRAC pixel; the promote square looks at a reference station. Spitzer’s [...]

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Why the Current Mass Extinction Matters

Why the Current Mass Extinction Matters

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A whooping crane (Grus americana) stands in the shallows of a pond in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. In the 1940s barely 15 of these birds were left; at that time there are around 600. Photograph through . Klaus Nigge, National Geographic Creative More assemblage are becoming extinct today than at some time [...]

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Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A rhino is silhouetted opposed to a brilliant sunset in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Photograph through . Beverly Joubert Over the past three decades National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who are based in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, take focused their movie and still cameras attached animals ranging from elephants and zebras to lions and leopards. [...]

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