Archive: 05/03/2012

TheSkyNet set to conquer more of our universe

In its ever-expanding quest to process astronomy data and discover much more of our Universe, theSkyNet has joined forces with the Pan-STARRS1 Science Consortium (PS1SC) to probe other galaxies beyond our own Milky Way.

dateMay 03, 2012 in Astronomy
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Materials science: Perfecting the defect

Strong metals have a tendency to be less ductile — unless the metal happens to be a peculiar form of copper known as nanotwinned copper. The crystal structure of nanotwinned copper exhibits many closely-spaced ...

dateMay 03, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Indictment returned in NYC computer hacking case

(AP) -- The name of a Chicago man already charged in a computer hacking case aimed at taking out key players in the worldwide group Anonymous was added to an indictment Wednesday, boosting the accusations against him by ...

dateMay 03, 2012 in Internet
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Biophysics: Order in chaos

The process of skeletal muscle contraction is based around protein filaments sliding inside sarcomeres — the structural units of muscle fiber. Inside each sarcomere is a set of filament motors, which ...

dateMay 03, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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