Archive: 08/23/2012

The Milky Way now has a twin (or two)

(Phys.org)—Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local Universe.

Aug 23, 2012
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Fight over Mexican telecom frequencies turns ugly

(AP) — A dispute over control of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of wireless frequencies has erupted into an ugly, personal feud between Mexico's government and one of its most influential media companies.

Aug 23, 2012
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US testing surveillance balloons on Mexico border

(AP) — Floating 2,500-feet (762-meters) above scrub-covered U.S. ranchland near the Mexico border, the payload of high-tech cameras onboard a balloon being used by the Border Patrol can easily see a cluster of reporters ...

Aug 23, 2012
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