Archive: 03/19/2010

All birds use the same navigation system

How do birds find their way when they fly? Scientists resolved this question a couple of years ago at DESY with the synchrotron radiation source DORIS III, when they discovered structures containing iron in the beaks of homing ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Gaming - step by step

(PhysOrg.com) -- For one University of Alberta professor, making the move from California to Edmonton turned out to be the first step in becoming involved with an award-winning video game.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Origins of the Milky Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to current astronomical models, the Milky Way and other large galaxies formed over billions of years in a process that involved interactions between smaller galaxies, and in particular ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Astronomy
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To see Mars, visit Australia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever wondered what it would be like on the planet Mars? You can see the next best thing right here on Earth in Australia's vast and ancient desert regions, according to a new scientific study.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Space Exploration
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