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Dark matter and particle acceleration in near space

Peering into darkness can strike fear into the hearts of some, but a new space telescope will soon peer into the darkness of "near space" (within a few thousand light years of Earth). Scientists are using the telescope to ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Astronomy
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NASA's RapidScat celebrates one-year anniversary

Where do predictions for regional weather patterns come from? For one source, look to the ocean. About 70 percent of Earth's surface is covered in oceans, and changes in ocean winds are good predictors of many weather phenomena ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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