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To Protect Alien Life-Forms, Earth Spacecraft Being Sanitized

To Protect Alien Life-Forms, Earth Spacecraft Being Sanitized

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft is substance prepared in the “clean room” at Wallops Flight Facility. PHOTOGRAPH BY REX FEATURES VIA AP Whether it’s Martians in War of the Worlds or a telekinetic examiner in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, body of knowledge fiction is filled with aliens formation their way to Earth. In [...]

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Astronomers Discover Stars Rotating Around a Common Axis in Globular Clusters

Astronomers Discover Stars Rotating Around a Common Axis in Globular Clusters

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Central territory of globular cluster M13 as seen by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)Source featured

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Why a MERS Vaccine Won’t Be Easy

Why a MERS Vaccine Won’t Be Easy

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Indian guest laborer works with a camel at his Saudi employer’s farm. Saudi Arabia has urged its citizens and foreigners to veer masks and gloves when dealing with camels to avoid spreading MERS. PHOTOGRAPH BY FAYEZ NURELDINE, AFP/GETTY Two years past, the virus didn’t even be favored with a name. A year ago it [...]

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Parched: A New Dust Bowl Forms in the Heartland

Parched: A New Dust Bowl Forms in the Heartland

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A husbandman walks in a dust storm steady drought-stricken lands near Felt, Oklahoma, steady August 1, 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY ED KASHI, VII Part of our hebdomadary “In Focus” series—stepping back, looking closer. In Boise City, Oklahoma, besides the catfish special at the Rockin’ A Caf, the sagacious -timers in this tiny prairie city grouse about [...]

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How Supreme Court Ruling May Help Clean the Air

How Supreme Court Ruling May Help Clean the Air

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Power plants like this the same in Juliette, Georgia, will soon hold to follow stricter rules on impurity that drifts to other states. PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBB KENDRICK, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC The cast in the eastern United States could shortly get a little cleaner, environmentalists repeat, after yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court predominant on a controversial regulation regarding [...]

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Tut’s Tomb: A Replica Fit for a King

Tut’s Tomb: A Replica Fit for a King

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The primeval panels of the facsimile are erected in the autograph copy’s underground chamber. (Adam Lowe is at upper seemly.) Photograph by Alicia Guirao The circumstance to understand about archaeology is that it’s a system of knowledge of destruction. The moment an old site is discovered, its physical plight immediately begins to deteriorate. Every hoe [...]

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Andean Rock Art Pointed to Festival Sites in 300 B.C.

Andean Rock Art Pointed to Festival Sites in 300 B.C.

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paracas geoglyphs were aligned by the sunset on the winter solstice. PHOTOGRAPH BY C. STANISH Ancient residents of Peru laid prostrate lines of rocks in the coastal waste that may have pointed to the sites of barter fairs, a new study suggests. The features begin to around 300 B.C., centuries forward of the famed Nasca lines. [...]

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Pacific Northwest’s Salish Sea Eyed as Fossil Fuel Gateway

Pacific Northwest’s Salish Sea Eyed as Fossil Fuel Gateway

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two tugboats and an oil tanker arrive at a Cherry Point Oil Refinery, the largest in the category of Washington. Photograph by Tore Ofteness, Alamy Trains loaded by crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken pod formation rumble past the outfield bleachers of the Seattle Mariners’ baseball stadium diverse times a week. From there, the trains [...]

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Astronomers Identify the Orbit and Size of Exoplanet Beta Pictoris b

Astronomers Identify the Orbit and Size of Exoplanet Beta Pictoris b

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lawrence Livermore researchers and international collaborators have refined estimates of the orbit and size of the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b.Source featured

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Bioengineers Create Neurogrid – A Circuit Board Modeled on the Human Brain

Bioengineers Create Neurogrid – A Circuit Board Modeled on the Human Brain

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stanford bioengineers own developed a circuit board modeled forward the human brain that can simulate large-scale neural models in substantial time. Stanford bioengineers have developed a newly come circuit board modeled on the human brain, peradventure opening up new frontiers in robotics and computing. For total their sophistication, computers pale in comparative estimate to the [...]

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