Archive: 06/11/2012

How the Universe escaped its 'dark ages'

(Phys.org) -- An international team of astronomers have uncovered an important clue about how the Universe emerged from its ‘dark ages’ some 13 billion years ago. By looking at nearby galaxies, they ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Dutch man charged with stealing US credit cards

(AP) — After an investigation that stretched from a Seattle restaurant to Romania, a 21-year-old Dutch national pleaded not guilty Monday to federal computer hacking charges that include the theft of at least 44,000 ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Black hole growth found to be out of sync

(Phys.org) -- New evidence from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory challenges prevailing ideas about how black holes grow in the centers of galaxies. Astronomers long have thought that a supermassive black hole ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Neighbor galaxies may have brushed closely: research

(Phys.org) -- Two of our Milky Way's neighbor galaxies may have had a close encounter billions of years ago, recent studies with the National Science Foundation's Green Bank Telescope (GBT) indicate. The new ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Apple integrates Facebook into iPhone software

(AP) — Apple is kicking an important Google application off its iPhone and buddying up with Facebook rather than Google's social network, as it distances itself from a bitter rival in the phone arena.

Jun 11, 2012
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