Archive: 03/4/2011

Reading Earth's magnetic history

In order to date environmental events from Earth's history — such as meteorite impacts or climate change — geologists have long studied variations in slow-growing seafloor sedimentary rocks called ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Exploring the magnetic personalities of stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Massive stars are inherently violent creatures-they burn, they churn, they turn, all the while creating and held hostage by constantly changing magnetic fields of almost unfathomable strength.

Mar 04, 2011
3.8 / 5 (14) 79 | with audio podcast

Vocational education review

The low-level vocational courses taken by many young people have little or no value in the labour market, suggests an independent review published today by the Department of Education. The report suggests funding should be ...

Mar 04, 2011
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