Archive: 18/11/2009

Maps Unveil the Source of Starburst Galaxy's Winds

( -- A research group at Kyoto University has discovered that shocks are the primary energy sources that excite the galactic wind region of starburst galaxy NGC 253. Their images of the center of this galaxy, ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Astronomy
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Switching cell phones takes emotional toll

She's gone. We were the best of friends, constant companions -- literally, because I carried her day and night in the left-front pocket of my jeans. For five years we roamed the world together, or at least the United States, ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Black Friday: On your mark, get set, go!

( -- For most Americans, Thanksgiving Day means a flurry of food, family and football. But the real frenzy begins the day after, say researchers at the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Crashing the size barrier

Like surfers on monster waves, electrons can ride waves of plasma to very high energies in a very short distance. Scientists have proven that plasma acceleration works. Now they're developing it as a way to dramatically shrink ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in General Physics
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