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The science of retweets

What's the best time to tweet, to ensure maximum audience engagement? Researchers at the University of Maryland have demonstrated that an algorithm that takes into account the past activity of each of your followers—and ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Internet
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Astronomers identify a new mid-size black hole

Nearly all black holes come in one of two sizes: stellar mass black holes that weigh up to a few dozen times the mass of our sun or supermassive black holes ranging from a million to several billion times the sun's mass. ...

dateSep 21, 2015 in Astronomy
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Study links climate policy to extinction trends

A new study by the University of Maryland's Department of Geographical Sciences assessed the potential impact of future land-use scenarios, including climate change mitigation, on the loss of habitable areas in "biodiversity ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Environment
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