Archive: 27/09/2007

'Towering' Achievement for Goddard's Visualization Studio

"Towers in the Tempest," a NASA visualization that illustrates the complex science of hurricane hot towers, has been selected for an award by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Science Magazine's fifth annual International ...

dateSep 27, 2007 in Other
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SOHO Mission Discovers Rare Comet

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has discovered a rare periodic comet. SOHO has already discovered more than 1,350 comets during its mission, but this is the first time one of its discoveries officially has been ...

dateSep 27, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Discovery challenges timeline of oxygen on Earth

Two multinational teams of scientists, including four researchers from Arizona State University, are reporting that traces of oxygen appeared in Earth’s atmosphere 50 to 100 million years before the “Great Oxidation Event.” ...

dateSep 27, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Giardia genome unlocked

Giardia lamblia, one of the most common human parasites in the United States, causes more than 20,000 intestinal infections a year, often through contact with contaminated drinking or swimming water. In the September 28 issue ...

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