News tagged with scientific exploration

NASA releases new imagery of asteroid mission

(Phys.org) —NASA released Thursday new photos and video animations depicting the agency's planned mission to find, capture, redirect, and study a near-Earth asteroid. The images depict crew operations including ...

Aug 23, 2013
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New Australasian Antarctic expedition

To celebrate the centenary of Sir Douglas Mawson's 1911-1914 expedition to Antarctica, two University of New South Wales scientists are leading a modern-day voyage to retrace the route taken by the great ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Researchers reveal Wikipedia gender biases

Computer science researchers in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering are leading a team that has confirmed a substantial gender gap among editors of Wikipedia and a corresponding gender-oriented ...

Aug 11, 2011
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ALICE shines at STFC Daresbury Laboratory

A light source of unprecedented brilliance, the technology of which is poised to be responsible for significant advancements in fields such as healthcare, materials science and sustainable energy and to open up vast new areas ...

Nov 10, 2010
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