Archive: 29/05/2008

Why rebel groups attack civilians

In civil war, rebel groups often target civilians despite the fact that their actual target is the government and that they are often dependent on the support of the civilian groups they attack. This may seem illogical, but ...

dateMay 29, 2008 in Other
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Microbial stowaways: Are ships spreading disease?

Ships are inadvertently carrying trillions of stowaways in the water held in their ballast tanks. When the water is pumped out, invasive species could be released into new environments. Disease-causing microbes could also ...

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Listen to Phoenix descend

With data recorded on board Mars Express, you can hear Phoenix descend on to the surface of the Red Planet. After being processed by the Mars Express Flight Control Team, the sounds of Phoenix descending are audible, loud ...

dateMay 29, 2008 in Space Exploration
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