Archive: 01/26/2011

Rings on the horizon

The Cassini spacecraft has taken a some recent images of two of Saturn’s most notorious moons, where in both images the planet’s rings serve as a backdrop. Above, Enceladus stands out with its cratered ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Supergiant star with a thick dust disc

How is it possible that HD 62623, a hot super-giant star on the verge of death, is surrounded by a disc, generally only associated with infant stars? Using long-baseline stellar interferometry at ESO's VLT ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Astronomy
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LG Electronics posts $229 million quarterly loss

(AP) -- LG Electronics reported its first quarterly loss in nearly two years as prices for flat screen televisions fell and devices like the iPhone provided stiff competition for its mobile phone business.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Business
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Aging well with a hoe, spade

People older than 62 who have an allotment garden are significantly more healthy than people without an allotment. In general, people of all ages with an allotment get more physical exercise. This was confirmed ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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