Archive: 08/25/2011

Sunspot breakthrough

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine forecasting a hurricane in Miami weeks before the storm was even a swirl of clouds off the coast of Africa—or predicting a tornado in Kansas from the flutter of a butterfly's wing in Texas. These ...

Aug 25, 2011
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'Instant cosmic classic' supernova discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- A supernova discovered yesterday is closer to Earth—approximately 21 million light-years away—than any other of its kind in a generation. Astronomers believe they caught the supernova ...

Aug 25, 2011
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Irrigation's impacts on global carbon uptake

Globally, irrigation increases agricultural productivity by an amount roughly equivalent to the entire agricultural output of the U.S., according to a new University of Wisconsin-Madison study.

Aug 25, 2011
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Cook vows to stay true to Apple core

Tim Cook began his first day as Apple chief executive on Thursday by assuring employees that he will stick to the winning ways of his legendary predecessor Steve Jobs.

Aug 25, 2011
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