Archive: 03/17/2014

Unearthing a fossil haven

Seventy feet below Wilshire Boulevard, catercorner from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's street-lamp installation, fresh air roaring from giant ventilation pipes dulled the sickly sweet smell of petroleum.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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First direct evidence of cosmic inflation (Update)

(Phys.org) —Almost 14 billion years ago, the universe we inhabit burst into existence in an extraordinary event that initiated the Big Bang. In the first fleeting fraction of a second, the universe expanded ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Astronomy
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The world's most polluted cities

Paris has leapt into the headlines over an alert for dangerous atmospheric particles, yet it does not ordinarily count among the world's most polluted cities. ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Environment
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free

Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software's users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Software
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