Archive: 10/10/2011

Abuse from other universes -- a second opinion

At the end of last year, there was a flurry of activity from astronomers Gurzadyan and Penrose that considered the evidence of alternate universes or the existence of a universe prior to the Big Bang and suggested that such ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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Tweeting disasters

Professor John Preston, who is based at the University of East London's Cass School of Education, will tell the ‘Violent Nature’ Research Councils UK debate that Twitter and Facebook have been credited with being ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in Internet
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Reducing drug waste in the environment

In a letter to the science journal Nature this week, Professor Michael Depledge from the European Center for Environment & Human Health warns about the rising levels of pharmaceuticals in our environment.

dateOct 10, 2011 in Environment
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Cyber war might never happen: researcher

Cyber war, long considered by many experts within the defence establishment to be a significant threat, if not an ongoing one, may never take place according to Dr. Thomas Rid of King’s College London.

dateOct 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Light speed

The recent news of neutrinos moving faster than light might have got everyone thinking about warp drive and all that, but really there is no need to imagine something that can move faster than 300,000 kilometres a second. ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in General Physics
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