Archive: 10/6/2009

New analyzers to unlock mineral value

Scientists are working on a new range of materials characterisation analysers and techniques that could help unlock the value contained in Australia's mineral deposits and improve processing performance, according ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Environment
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Dirty stars make good solar system hosts (w/ Video)

Some stars are lonely behemoths, with no surrounding planets or asteroids, while others sport a skirt of attendant planetary bodies. New research published this week in The Astrophysical Journal Letters explains why the co ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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Man-Made Activities Affect Blue Haze (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Blue haze," a common occurrence that appears over heavily forested areas around the world, is formed by natural emissions of chemicals, but human activities can worsen it to the point of affecting the world's ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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