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Is another Earth out there?

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the search for another Earth, "the stage is only just coming into view" as new mega-telescopes come online, but there is plenty of room for amateurs with less sophisticated telescopes to ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Early quake alerts

Six thousand seismic sensors, 200 volunteers and a University of Delaware researcher all have one thing in common – helping scientists study earthquakes.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Robots, astronauts and asteroids

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA has its sights set on asteroid exploration, which is just as tricky as it sounds. An asteroid has little gravitational force, which rules out walking on one. Anchoring to the surface ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Space Exploration
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When fueling up means plugging in

Want a Nissan Leaf? Join the 20,000 people on the waiting list to get one. The Chevy Volt got your eye? General Motors ramped up availability earlier this year to try and meet demand. With the latest generation ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Prejudice and the President

Racial prejudice among some white Americans -- even if unintentional -- influences their views of President Barack Obama's "Americanism" and their assessment of how well he is performing in office, according ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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