Archive: 28/01/2011

Binary planetesimals

( -- In fewer than ten million years, the material in the disk around a young star will either be accreted on to its star, dispersed into the interstellar medium, or converted into planets or smaller solid bodies. ...

dateJan 28, 2011 in Astronomy
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The power of spin

( -- Supermasssive black holes - objects with masses of millions or billions of suns - are found at the nuclei of dramatic galaxies like quasars where they are responsible for some of the most spectacular phenomena ...

dateJan 28, 2011 in Astronomy
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Study: Cows done in by bad spuds

( -- Anyone taking the recent, mysterious deaths of 200 steers in a Portage County, Wis., feedlot as a sign of the apocalypse can rest easy. The cows, according to the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, ...

dateJan 28, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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