Archive: 24/12/2012

Hubble eyes the needle galaxy

(—Like finding a silver needle in the haystack of space, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of the flattest galaxies known.

dateDec 24, 2012 in Astronomy
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Increasing competitiveness through equality

Countries and individual businesses are always on the search to increase their competitive edge, giving themselves an advantage against their competitors in the never-ending quest for profits and growth. A new report out ...

dateDec 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Masers in stellar nurseries

(—Astronomers have come to realize that the process of star formation, once thought to consist essentially of just the simple coalescence of material by gravity, occurs in a complex series of stages. As the gas ...

dateDec 24, 2012 in Astronomy
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Slow trumps fast in changing the summer monsoon

(—Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory traced the different ways pollution particles change summer monsoon rainfall in South Asia. They found that pollution's effect through "slow" processes, affecting ...

dateDec 24, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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