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Could Jupiter become a star?

NASA's Galileo spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on December 7, 1995, and proceeded to study the giant planet for almost 8 years. It sent back a tremendous amount of scientific information that revolutionized our understanding ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Astronomy
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Amazon plant growth detectable at last

Until recently it was impossible to carry out large-scale measurements of photochemical activity in the tropical rainforest and therefore draw conclusions on the subject. A chance success โ€“ a measurement by a satellite ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Biodiversity exploration in the 3-D era

Taxonomy โ€“ the discipline that defines and names groups of organisms โ€“ is a field of science that still employs many of the methods used during the beginnings of the discipline in the 18th century. Despite the increasing ...

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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