Archive: 03/23/2006

Climate change and the rise of atmospheric oxygen

Today's climate change pales in comparison with what happened as Earth gave birth to its oxygen-containing atmosphere billions of years ago. By analyzing clues contained in rocks, scientists at the Carnegie Institution's ...

Mar 23, 2006
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Cannibal stars like their food hot

ESA's XMM-Newton has seen vast clouds of superheated gas, whirling around miniature stars and escaping from being devoured by the stars' enormous gravitational fields - giving a new insight into the eating ...

Mar 23, 2006
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What happened to the antimatter?

Scientists of the DZero collider detector collaboration at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have announced that their data on the properties of a subatomic particle, the B_s ...

Mar 23, 2006
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Dell, Alienware bullish on PC entertainment

Dell's acquisition of high-performance computer maker Alienware appears to be a signal that the PC isn't surrendering its turf to wireless handhelds.

Mar 23, 2006
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Fossil of new dinosaur species is found

Scientists reportedly have found the fossil of a previously unknown species of dinosaur that lived more than 100 million years ago in what is now Mongolia.

Mar 23, 2006
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ESA satellite flood mapping service begins

A European Space Agency-supported, satellite-based rapid mapping service began operations Wednesday to support civil defense activities in eastern France.

Mar 23, 2006
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