Archive: 6/08/2010

Mimicking the moon's surface in the basement

( -- A team of scientists used an ion beam in a basement room at Los Alamos National Laboratory to simulate solar winds on the surface of the Moon. The table-top simulation helped confirm that the Moon is inherently ...

dateAug 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Climate talks appear to slip backward

(AP) -- Global climate talks appeared to have slipped backward after five days of negotiations in Bonn, with rich and poor countries exchanging charges of reneging on agreements they made last year to contain greenhouse ...

dateAug 06, 2010 in Environment
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Unusual orange lobster saved from the pot

What's unusual about this orange lobster? Its alive! Lobsters are usually a brownish-green colour when living and turn orange when they have been cooked. But a rare live reddish-orange coloured specimen has been spotted in ...

dateAug 06, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Scientists Warn of Louisiana Coastal Erosion

( -- A team of researchers, including three from Boston University, have released findings suggesting that current plans to introduce fresh water to inland marshes around the Louisiana Gulf Coast may weaken protective ...

dateAug 06, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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