Archive: 17/07/2008

Three Red Spots Mix it Up on Jupiter

(PhysOrg.com) -- This sequence of Hubble Space Telescope images offers an unprecedented view of a planetary game of Pac-Man among three red spots clustered together in Jupiter's atmosphere.

dateJul 17, 2008 in Astronomy
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Scientists create touch-based illusion

Anyone who has seen an optical illusion can recall the quirky moment when you realize that the image being perceived is different from objective reality. Now, a team of scientists from MIT, Harvard and McGill has designed ...

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Vaccine for koala chlamydia close

Professors Peter Timms and Ken Beagley from Queensland University of Technology's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) said the vaccinated koalas, which are at Brisbane's Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, were mounting ...

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Saving the wild orchids of Borneo

Borneo (Kalimantan) is the third largest island in the world. It is rich with a variety of indigenous orchid species that grow in the forests. Borneo's rain forests are also home to some extremely rare species of orchids, ...

dateJul 17, 2008 in Environment
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