Archive: 07/16/2009

An Eagle of Cosmic Proportions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today ESO has released a new and stunning image of the sky around the Eagle Nebula, a stellar nursery where infant star clusters carve out monster columns of dust and gas.

Jul 16, 2009
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Wireless innovation faces roadblocks

Sometimes you can recognize a revolutionary upheaval only in hindsight. You look back years later and think, "Oh yes, that was the moment when everything began to change. And we hardly even noticed at the time."

Jul 16, 2009
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'Contact lenses' for animals

Lions, giraffes, tigers, rabbits, bears, rhinos and even owls can go blind from cataracts, but an east German firm has an answer: custom-made "contact lenses".

Jul 16, 2009
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Facebook claims 250 million users

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the number of people using the online social networking service has climbed to 250 million.

Jul 16, 2009
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Quantum goes massive

(PhysOrg.com) -- An astrophysics experiment in America has demonstrated how fundamental research in one subject area can have a profound effect on work in another as the instruments used for the Laser Interferometer ...

Jul 16, 2009
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