Archive: 6/03/2009

Unexpected source of gamma rays discovered

An international team of astrophysicists, involving several research groups in Spain, has discovered a source of very high energy gamma rays in the region of the distant galaxies 3C 66A and 3C 66B. This new gamma emission, ...

dateMar 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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New fish discovered in the Bellingshausen Sea

( -- The new species of Antarctic fish, Gosztonyia antarctica, has been discovered at a depth of 650 metres in the Bellingshausen Sea in the Antarctic Ocean, an area which has not been studied since 1904 and where ...

dateMar 06, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Nanochemistry in Action

( -- Using a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) as a test tube, scientists can explore chemistry at the nanoscale, which involves some unique effects. Nanotubes provide a confined, one-dimensional space in ...

dateMar 06, 2009 in Nanomaterials feature
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