Archive: 14/04/2011

How British is 'Rule Britannia'?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is seen by many as an unofficial British national anthem – but an Oxford University academic believes she has discovered that Rule Britannia was heavily influenced by Greek literature.

dateApr 14, 2011 in Other
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Learning to love the irrational mind

In his seven years as a New York Times op-ed columnist, David Brooks has witnessed the full range of politicians’ charms. He has seen Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney memorize the first names of every voter ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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LOFAR takes the pulse of the radio sky

(PhysOrg.com) -- A powerful new telescope is allowing an international team led by University of Manchester scientists to have their “best-ever look” at pulsars – rapidly rotating neutron stars created when ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Astronomy
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