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How the 'lone wolf' terrorist networks

A mounting global threat is of terrorists who act as "lone wolves". Locating and preventing such terrorist activity is more complicated than organizational terror threats. A new study conducted by Prof. Gabriel Weimann of ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The lights of London

(Phys.org) -- Billions of people will see London through many different filters and lenses during the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. None of those views will look quite like this one from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting ...

dateJul 27, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Ancient Olympians glorified gods and community

As the 2012 Summer Olympic Games open in London on Friday (July 27) with an internationally televised glitzy ceremony, including a parade of more than 10,000 athletes from around the world who will compete in 32 sports, you ...

dateJul 26, 2012 in Other
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A summer of records for NASA engine testing

(Phys.org) -- As Olympic athletes converge on London with dreams of winning gold in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, NASA is also setting records while testing the J-2X powerpack at the Stennis Space Center. The first time ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Space Exploration
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