Archive: 10/01/2011

Hubble zooms in on a space oddity

A strange, glowing green cloud of gas that has mystified astronomers since its discovery in 2007 has been studied by Hubble. The cloud of gas is lit up by the bright light of a nearby quasar, and shows signs of ongoing star ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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BlackBerry to filter websites in Indonesia

Smartphone maker BlackBerry on Monday said it would start filtering web services in Indonesia after the government threatened curbs on the company if it failed to block access to pornographic sites.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Business
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New insights into sun's photosphere reported

NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the research team at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have reported new insights into the small-scale dynamics of the Sun's photosphere. The observations were made during ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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Study estimates land available for biofuel crops

Using detailed land analysis, Illinois researchers have found that biofuel crops cultivated on available land could produce up to half of the world's current fuel consumption – without affecting food crops or pastureland.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Environment
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