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Astronomers Produce New Milky Way Maps, Should Help Solve Interstellar Material Mystery

Astronomers Produce New Milky Way Maps, Should Help Solve Interstellar Material Mystery

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

An international team of researchers has produced recent maps of the material located betwixt the stars in the Milky Way, moving astronomers closer to solving a stiff interstellar mystery. An international team of region of clouds scholars, including a key researcher from Johns Hopkins, has produced commencing maps of the material located between the stars [...]

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Archaeologists Train “Monuments Men” to Save Syria’s Past

Archaeologists Train “Monuments Men” to Save Syria’s Past

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Free Syrian Army fighters walk through rubble at Aleppo’s Umayyad Mosque in December 2013. Photograph by Molhem Barakat, Reuters/Corbis The of eld city of Dura-Europos sits on a bluff above the Tigris River a hardly any miles from Syria’s border by Iraq, its mud-brick walls facing a bleak expanse of desert. Just a year past [...]

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Researchers Discover an Active Ecosystem One-Half Mile Below Antarctic Ice

Researchers Discover an Active Ecosystem One-Half Mile Below Antarctic Ice

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The microorganisms that came out of Subglacial Lake Whillans were “incredibly diverse,” and the microbial cells came in a multifariousness of shapes. The yellow arrow points to a pole-shaped cell as seen through a scanning electron microscope. (Image elegance of manners of WISSARD).Source featured

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Geophysicists Detect Evidence of Large Amounts of Water in Earth’s Mantle

Geophysicists Detect Evidence of Large Amounts of Water in Earth’s Mantle

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Schematic sour section of the Earth’s inner highlighting the transition zone layer (gossamery blue, 410-660 km depth), that has an anomalously high water storage volume. The study by Schmandt and Jacobsen used seismic waves to find magma generated near the top of the disgrace mantle at about 700 km profundity. Dehydration melting at those conditions, [...]

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New Research Shows Protein in ‘Good Cholesterol’ Helps Reduce Pulmonary Hypertension

New Research Shows Protein in ‘Good Cholesterol’ Helps Reduce Pulmonary Hypertension

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Small lung artery (chief row) and heart (bottom) of rodents in the absence of disease (left); with pulmonary hypertension (center) and by disease treated with HDL peptide 4F (erect). UCLASource featured

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Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The incident horizon of a black hole — the degree of no return for anything that falls in — is a globous surface. In a higher-dimensional cosmos, a black hole could have a three-dimensional conclusion horizon, which could spawn a sound new universe as it forms. Artist’s effect by Victor De Schwanberg/Science Photo LibrarySource featured

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New Color Map of Neptune’s Moon Triton

New Color Map of Neptune’s Moon Triton

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, in the summer of 1989. Paul Schenk, a scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, used Voyager given conditions to construct the best-ever global blush map of Triton. This map has a energy of 1,970 feet (600 meters) for pixel. Image Credit: [...]

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As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia’s Deterioration Stands Out

As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia’s Deterioration Stands Out

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A soundness worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward, once a pristine school, in Monrovia, Liberia, last week. Photograph by John Moore, Getty The massive strain to get control of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the most devastating in relation with more than 1,350 dead to note the time of, has taken [...]

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Chandra Helps to Determine What Caused Supernova SN2014J to Explode

Chandra Helps to Determine What Caused Supernova SN2014J to Explode

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

X-gleam Image of M82 SN2014JSource featured

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Hubble Image of the Day – Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

Hubble Image of the Day – Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

First released in 2005, this Hubble likeness of the day shows barred worm galaxy NGC 1300. One of the largest Hubble Space Telescope images ever made of a complete galaxy is vital principle unveiled today at the American Astronomical Society joining in San Diego, California. The Hubble spyglass captured a display of starlight, glowing aeriform [...]

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