Archive: 11/2/2011

New views of the cosmos

Though it won’t be completed until 2013, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a radio telescope observatory under construction in northern Chile, is already the most powerful and complex ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Exploring the inner workings of materials

Growing up in an “idyllic” area of farms and orchards in southern New Jersey, Krystyn Van Vliet had little exposure to science or technology. And yet, it was that very environment that she credits with kindling ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Seals rehab works, it's official

(PhysOrg.com) -- Injured seals nursed back to life by the RSPCA have as good a chance of surviving when sent back into the wild as their healthy peers, according to new research.

Nov 02, 2011
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Of mice and men

(PhysOrg.com) -- How have humans and mice changed since we diverged about 75 million years ago from a small, furry common ancestor? Apart from the obvious, of course.

Nov 02, 2011
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Greenhouse gases to overpower ozone hole

(PhysOrg.com) -- One set of human-created gases is starting to relinquish its hold on Antarctic climate as another group of emissions produced by human activity is starting to take hold, according to a paper ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Benefits of future space program are intangible

(PhysOrg.com) -- As someone deeply involved in the American aerospace industry since its inception in the late 1950s, Norman Augustine says that the United States may need a "jolt" similar to the 1958 launching of the Russian ...

Nov 02, 2011
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