Archive: 01/5/2012

What the mining debate is missing

As mining is resurging in North America, debates across the continent over mines are simplified: “Do we prioritize jobs or the environment?  Companies or communities?”  These are worthy ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Environment
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STAR TRAK for January 2012

The planets Venus and Jupiter will dominate the sky as darkness falls during January. Jupiter will be twice as bright as any star, and Venus will be four times brighter than Jupiter.

dateJan 05, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Atomic core, shaken not stirred

When struck just right, protons and neutrons ring. The sub-atomic particles don’t jingle like when a hammer hits a bell. But they do jiggle in an odd dance where the protons move in one direction and ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in General Physics
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Netflix stock surges with Internet video streaming

(AP) -- Netflix has released some statistics that indicate the video subscription service must be doing something right, even though investors and customers have been ridiculing it for much of the past six months.

dateJan 05, 2012 in Business
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