News tagged with neighbors

Hubble sees a lonely galactic island

(Phys.org) -- In terms of intergalactic real estate, our solar system has a plum location as part of a big, spiral galaxy, the Milky Way. Numerous, less glamorous dwarf galaxies keep the Milky Way company. ...

dateAug 20, 2012 in Astronomy
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Wisdom of crowds

In countries that lack financial records, how can we tell who is truly poor? An innovative study suggests: Ask the neighbors.

dateAug 25, 2011 in Social Sciences
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