Archive: 06/30/2010

Supernovae mystery solved

(PhysOrg.com) -- Supernovae are gigantic stellar explosions that can be seen across the entire universe. Type Ia supernovae are a relatively homogeneous class of stellar explosions, which researchers use as ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in General Physics
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Feds disable movie piracy websites in raids

(AP) -- U.S. officials on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on movie piracy that involved disabling nine websites that were offering downloads of pirated movies in some cases hours after they appeared ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Internet
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Anger drives support for wartime presidents

It's no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting U.S. president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe - a phenomenon known ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Ant colonies share disease resistance

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Northeastern University biology professor and her team of student researchers have discovered that the social feeding habits of carpenter ants reduce disease transmission and widespread ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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