Archive: 12/10/2010

The three ages of Mars

There is no place on Earth that is a perfect copycat of Mars as it is now, or as it was at any specific point in the past. But scientists suggest Earth has little versions of Mars as it might have been over ...

Dec 10, 2010
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Schiaparelli on Mars shaped by wind, water

The small crater embedded in the northwestern rim of the Schiaparelli impact basin features prominently in this new image from ESA’s Mars Express. All around is evidence for past water and the great martian ...

Dec 10, 2010
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Solar leader sees bright future

Zhengrong Shi, an engineer turned entrepreneur, has become one of China’s richest citizens by betting heavily on the future of solar power. In a talk on Tuesday at MIT, he outlined his vision for how ...

Dec 10, 2010
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Healthcare study says 'black provinces still worse off'

In post-apartheid South Africa health inequalities still persist with the richest provinces, where the largest concentrations of white people live, receiving more government funded healthcare than the poorest ...

Dec 10, 2010
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WISE sees an explosion of infrared light

(PhysOrg.com) -- A circular rainbow appears like a halo around an exploded star in this new view of the IC 443 nebula from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE.

Dec 10, 2010
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