Archive: 08/25/2011

Sunspot breakthrough

( -- 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 ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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'Instant cosmic classic' supernova discovered

( -- 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 ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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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.

dateAug 25, 2011 in Business
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