Archive: 08/10/2012

Wet weather could have delivered clean Olympic games

(Phys.org) -- The UK’s appalling summer of weather could have had an unexpected benefit for Olympic athletes and spectators – it could have delivered one of the least polluted Games in history, according to University ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Climate impacts Lake Tahoe clarity and health

(Phys.org) -- Despite an extreme weather year, overall clarity at Lake Tahoe improved in 2011. Yet underlying trends portray a more complex picture of the Lake Tahoe ecosystem, according to the annual “Tahoe: ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Patient Sucessfully Evacuated From Antarctica

A medical evacuation flight bringing a patient from the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station in Antarctica arrived safely in Christchurch, New Zealand at approximately 3 a.m. Eastern Time on Thurs ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Mining ' and Minding ' Her Ps and Qs

(Phys.org) -- Each time you connect to a secure website (say a bank’s website), you begin by downloading a certificate published by the site, which asserts that its Web address is legitimate. It also ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Research provides new insights into actinide

(Phys.org) -- A team of DOE researchers from the Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley and Los Alamos national laboratories and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, studying the fundamental properties of the actinide ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Hidden galactic nuclei

(Phys.org) -- At the core of most galaxies including our own Milky Way is a massive black hole. Material falling into the environment of the black hole heats up, and can radiate dramatically, sometimes also ...

Aug 10, 2012
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