McGill University

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer ...

Jul 10, 2014
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An eco-friendly exodus in Beijing

In the field of microeconomics, one of the most commonly cited examples of a negative externality is that which arises from unabated industrial pollution. Through an industrial process, a factory can create both profit-yielding ...

May 26, 2014
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Neutron star magnetic fields: Not so turbulent?

Neutron stars, the extraordinarily dense stellar bodies created when massive stars collapse, are known to host the strongest magnetic fields in the universe—as much as a billion times more powerful than ...

May 06, 2014
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