Archive: 09/15/2009

Gorilla King Titus dies in Rwanda

Titus the Gorilla King, who became the world's most famous mountain gorilla after starring in Dian Fossey's "Gorillas in the Mist" and a BBC documentary, has died in Rwanda at the ripe old age of 35.

dateSep 15, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Study predicts an uncertain future for forests

The composition of some of our nation's forests may be quite different 200 to 400 years from today according to a recent study at the University of Illinois. The study found that temperature and photosynthetic active radiation ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Environment
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Xbox exec Shane Kim to retire after 19 years

(AP) -- Shane Kim, the Microsoft Corp. executive who oversaw the growth of its video game business from the original Xbox and through such hits as "Halo" and "Gears of War," is retiring after 19 years with the software maker.

dateSep 15, 2009 in Business
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Making Massive Stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our understanding of star formation leans heavily on observations of stars like the sun, namely, those that are modest in mass and that are born and evolve at a relatively leisurely pace. ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Astronomy
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