Archive: 02/24/2011

Another high-definition plasma

(PhysOrg.com) -- The sight of an aurora evokes feelings of mystery and awe in the weekend star gazer and scientist alike. The stargazer may ponder the vastness of our universe or how such vivid color can be ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in General Physics
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Flu season not over yet, doctors say

To those who track infectious diseases, it doesn’t matter that groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring this year. Regardless of weather forecasts, doctors say flu season is likely to last another several ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Health
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Planet Formation in Action? (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope an international team of astronomers has been able to study the short-lived disc of material around a young star that is in the early stages of making ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Astronomy
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