Archive: 12/07/2011

Happy anniversary, Neptune

Today, July 11, 2011 marks the first full orbit of the planet Neptune since its discovery on the night of September 23-24, 1846. But there’s a lot more to learn about this anniversary than just the date. Step inside ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Computer learns language by playing games

Computers are great at treating words as data: Word-processing programs let you rearrange and format text however you like, and search engines can quickly find a word anywhere on the Web. But what would it mean for a computer ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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+4C scenarios for Australia's future climate

( -- The impacts on Australia of a 4 C increase in average annual temperatures – including major reductions in annual rainfall in southern Australia, marked increases in evaporation nationwide and reduced ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Environment
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