Archive: 16/10/2007

Exposing the Nature of Cosmic Liaisons

Risa Wechsler of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) and her collaborators have devised a powerful technique to study how interactions between galaxies affect star formation. Their results ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in Astronomy
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Probing Question: What is a neutrino?

Neutrinos are tiny -- really, really tiny -- particles of matter. They are so small, in fact, that they pass between, and even through, atoms without interacting at all. Neutrinos are everywhere: If you start counting now, ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in General Physics
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Chimpanzees exaggerate their screams when under attack

Research by the University of St Andrews shows that chimpanzees vary their screams depending on the severity of the attack and that they can exaggerate the nature of the attack, but only if higher ranking group members are ...

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New Science Instruments for Hubble

To enhance the Hubble Space Telescope’s science capabilities, two new instruments – the Wide Field Camera 3 and Cosmic Origins Spectrograph - will be installed during the fifth and final shuttle servicing mission to the ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in Space Exploration
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