Archive: 13/11/2008

Bushfires leave a bad taste for wine lovers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian winemakers are turning to the University of Adelaide to help identify grape varieties that are less susceptible to smoke from summer bushfires.

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Hubble directly observes planet orbiting Fomalhaut

(PhysOrg.com) -- Estimated to be no more than three times Jupiter's mass, the planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years away in the constellation Piscis Austrinus (the Southern ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in Astronomy
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Mineral kingdom has co-evolved with life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evolution isn't just for living organisms. Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have found that the mineral kingdom co-evolved with life, and that up to two thirds of the more than 4,000 known types of ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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