Archive: 28/05/2012

Evidence in ashes

The devastation of Black Saturday bushfires gave researchers an unparalleled opportunity to come up with bushfire answers.

dateMay 28, 2012 in Environment
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Hubble sees a spiral within a spiral

(Phys.org) -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of the spiral galaxy known as ESO 498-G5. One interesting feature of this galaxy is that its spiral arms wind all the way into the center, so that ESO 498-G5's ...

dateMay 28, 2012 in Astronomy
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The art of telling it like it isn't

There are certain things in life we'd rather not conjure up too vividly, and for this we have at our disposal a range of linguistic deodorisers, smokescreens and fig leaves. These are euphemisms. They are about taboos (those ...

dateMay 28, 2012 in Social Sciences
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