Archive: 9/01/2006

Scientists probe black hole's inner sanctum

How does matter spiral its way to the center of a galaxy and into the mouth of a supermassive black hole? A new study provides the best glimpse yet at the death spiral of material as it descends into the core of a galaxy ...

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Large survey of galaxies yields new findings on star formation

New findings from a large survey of galaxies suggest that star formation is largely driven by the supply of raw materials, rather than by galactic mergers that trigger sudden bursts of star formation. Stars form when clouds ...

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Denmark's TDC deal rattles markets

Europe's telecommunications market may become increasingly cut-throat, but competition means that smaller carriers too can hold out and not take up any investment offer that comes their way. Or at least that appears to be ...

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Author feature: Counterfeiting

A booming knockoff community might be the product of evolving technology and inefficient law enforcement, according to one counterfeit expert.

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Mathematic innovator Raoul Bott dies

Raoul Bott, a mathematician who made innovative contributions to differential geometry and topology, has died at the age of 82.

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Milky Way Galaxy is warped and vibrating like a drum

The most prominent of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies - a pair of galaxies called the Magellanic Clouds - appears to be interacting with the Milky Way's ghostly dark matter to create a mysterious warp in the galactic disk ...

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Spectrum woes plague India's cell phones

India may be one of the world's biggest telecom success stories, but when it comes to quality of service, its mobile-telephony sector portrays a gloomy picture. Despite billions of dollars of investments over the past decade, ...

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