Archive: 07/17/2013

News about ghost particles

(Phys.org) —Neutrinos are the most elusive particles having extremely weak interactions with all other particles. They have rather unusual properties and are even expected to be identical with their own ...

dateJul 17, 2013 in General Physics
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Earth's gold came from colliding dead stars

We value gold for many reasons: its beauty, its usefulness as jewelry, and its rarity. Gold is rare on Earth in part because it's also rare in the universe. Unlike elements like carbon or iron, it cannot ...

dateJul 17, 2013 in Astronomy
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Germany denies military knew about PRISM

The German government Wednesday denied a report claiming that the nation's military knew for years about the US surveillance programme PRISM revealed by fugitive former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

dateJul 17, 2013 in Internet
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A lost frog in the lost world?

Ecotourism and Conservation - Can it work? In the context of a study in the forests of Central Guyana, a team of scientists from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Dresden investigated this very question ...

dateJul 17, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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