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Many small exoplanets found to be covered in gas

During its four-year mission, NASA's Kepler space telescope discovered thousands of "planetary candidates" in our Milky Way galaxy—the vast majority of which are almost certainly actual planets. But before scientists can ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Astronomy
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Minority parents fear for kids online

Nearly all parents agree—when their children go online, stranger danger is their biggest safety concern, followed closely by exposure to pornography, violent content and bullying, according to a collaborative study between ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Researchers grow graphene on silver

(Phys.org) —Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon layer with extraordinary conductivity and strength, holds promise for a range of applications, but to realize its potential scientists must perfect techniques to tune its properties. ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Nanophysics
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