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New ScienceCast Video Previews the ‘Opposition of Mars’

New ScienceCast Video Previews the ‘Opposition of Mars’

| April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Global inlaid of Mars. Syrtis Major region. Reproduced from Volume 14 of the Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) CD-ROM prescribed.Source featured

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Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to scientists, affecting ground is to blame for tilting trim trees. PHOTOGRAPH BY GALEN ROWELL, CORBIS Sarah James, one Alaska Native elder, says global warming is essentially changing her homeland. Even the forests no longer grow straight. Melting ground has caused trees to slope or fall. “Because permafrost melts, it causes a apportionment of [...]

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CfA Scientists Measure the Rate of Expansion of the Universe

CfA Scientists Measure the Rate of Expansion of the Universe

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sound waves that generate in the early universe, like spreading ripples in a pond, inculcate a characteristic scale on cosmic microwave background fluctuations. These fluctuations be in actual possession of evolved today into the clustering of galaxies. The universal is illustrated here. SDSS III, BOSSSource featured

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Historic Tragedy on Everest, With 12 Sherpa Dead in Avalanche

Historic Tragedy on Everest, With 12 Sherpa Dead in Avalanche

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the at daybreak morning, Sherpas haul gear in the Khumbu Icefall. PHOTOGRAPH BY CORY RICHARDS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC The master accident in the history of Everest mountaineering occurred this prime of day at approximately 6:30 (Nepal time) forward the south side of the nature’s highest peak. Twelve Sherpas are reported dead, by at least three [...]

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Hubble Views Globular Cluster Messier 5

Hubble Views Globular Cluster Messier 5

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

This newly released Hubble picture shows globular cluster Messier 5, that is located 24,500 light-years not present. This sparkling jumble is Messier 5 — a globated cluster consisting of hundreds of thousands of stars limit together by their collective gravity. But Messier 5 is none normal globular cluster. At 13 billion years rich it is [...]

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Q&A: A Kenyan Priest Talks About His Commitment to Saving Wildlife

Q&A: A Kenyan Priest Talks About His Commitment to Saving Wildlife

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two members of every antipoaching team guard a northern white rhino, any of only eight left in the universe, on Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in July 2011. Photograph by Brent Stirton, Reportage by Getty/National Geographic Shocked by the escalating slaughter of rhinos and elephants in Kenya, Fr. Dr. Charles Odira, 42, who heads the [...]

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Latest Snowden documents reveal the NSA has been spying on Huawei for years

Latest Snowden documents reveal the NSA has been spying on Huawei for years

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

In what some may consider a case of the pot calling the kettle black, classified documents divulge the National Security Agency managed to hired horse into the servers of Chinese telecommunications colossus Huawei. Documents disclosed by The New York Times and Der Spiegel from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden splendor the agency successfully gathered information with [...]

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Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This ethereal photo of the mudslide near Oso, Washington, was taken Saturday, March 23, 2014. The debris liquefy was up to 15 feet (4.5 meters) grave in some areas. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARCUS YAM, THE SEATTLE TIMES/AP A baneful mudslide in rural northwestern Washington State throughout the weekend underscores the dangers of this firmly-moving natural hazard. [...]

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Weekend tech reading: Hiring collusion between tech giants, building a car that can hit 1,000mph

Weekend tech reading: Hiring collusion between tech giants, building a car that can hit 1,000mph

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Revealed: Apple and Google's hazard-fixing cartel involved dozens more companies, above the top one million employees Back in January, I wrote on the point "The Techtopus" — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to put down wages for tens of thousands of tech employees. The agreement prompted a Department of [...]

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New Research Tests Theory that Life Originated at Deep Sea Vents

New Research Tests Theory that Life Originated at Deep Sea Vents

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Clear passionate spring fluids spew from a talc fabric at the Von Damm vent scope, a mile and a half beneath the Caribbean Sea. The researchers grant that fluids emanating from Von Damm and other passionate spring areas around the global intervening-ocean ridge system contain a sulfur compose, methanethiol, that is indicative of pyrolysed subsurface [...]

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