Archive: 23/03/2005

NASA Study Finds Soot May be Changing the Arctic Environment

NASA continues to explore the impact of black carbon or soot on the Earth's climate. NASA uses satellite data and computer models that recreate the climate. New findings show soot may be contributing to changes happening ...

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Massive star cluster in our backyard - astronomically speaking!

A team of European astronomers, including several from the UK, have uncovered a super star cluster in our own Galaxy, the Milky Way. This particular cluster, known as Westerlund 1, is a unique natural laboratory for the study ...

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Can You Read My Mind?

The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $750,000 grant to support research into how the human brain deciphers language, which could one day yield advances in the treatment of neurological disorders ...

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New noble gas chemical compounds created

Chemical compounds consisting of noble gases combined with hydrocarbon molecules – a feat previously thought to be unattainable – have been created as the result of the work of researchers at the Hebrew University of ...

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Climate change poorly understood by US public, survey finds

Climate change and the threat of global warming are poorly understood by the U.S. public, and taking action to reduce their impact is not a high priority, according to a recent MIT survey. These results suggest that change ...

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