Archive: 10/12/2009

1,700 UK scientists back climate science

(AP) -- Fighting back against climate skeptics, over 1,700 scientists in Britain have signed a statement defending the evidence that climate change is being caused by humans, Britain's weather office said Thursday.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Environment
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Nobel Prizes honor a record 5 women in 2009

(AP) -- A record five women were among the 13 people awarded Nobel Prizes on Thursday, including a writer who depicted life behind the Iron Curtain and researchers who showed how chromosomes protect themselves from degrading.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Other
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Fossils shake dinosaur family tree

(PhysOrg.com) -- Paleontologists have unearthed a previously unknown meat-eating dinosaur in New Mexico, settling a debate about early dinosaur evolution, revealing a period of explosive diversification and hinting at how ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Suzaku catches retreat of a black hole's disk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Studies of one of the galaxy's most active black-hole binaries reveal a dramatic change that will help scientists better understand how these systems expel fast-moving particle jets.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Astronomy
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