Archive: 12/10/2009

A Hazy View of Early Earth

Haze in the early Earth atmosphere could have played a crucial role in the origin of life. By forming a protective shield, the haze would have safeguarded organic substances from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

dateOct 12, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Young Star Clusters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most stars form in clusters. Recent studies of nearby star forming regions find that about three-quarters of their young stars are located in groups with ten or more members. The formation of stars in clusters ...

dateOct 12, 2009 in Astronomy
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BSkyB says to launch online music service

British pay-TV giant BSkyB said Monday it will launch an online music service next week which offers consumers access to more than four million tracks, rivalling Apple's iTunes.

dateOct 12, 2009 in Internet
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