Solomon Islands under warnings for category 4 Cyclone Ului

There are two powerful cyclones in the Southern Pacific Ocean this week, Tomas and Ului. Ului is a Category Four Cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Scale and is affecting the Solomon Islands where warnings and watches have been ...

Super Supernova: White Dwarf Star System Exceeds Mass Limit

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team led by Yale University has, for the first time, measured the mass of a type of supernova thought to belong to a unique subclass and confirmed that it surpasses what was believed to be ...

New lunar images and data available to the public

The public can follow along with NASA on its journey of lunar discovery. On March 15, the publicly accessible Planetary Data System will release data sets from the seven instruments on board NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Urged on by urchins: How sea lilies got their get-up-and-go

Nature abounds with examples of evolutionary arms races. Certain marine snails, for example, evolved thick shells and spines to avoid be eaten, but crabs and fish foiled the snails by developing shell-crushing claws and jaws.

Measuring protein movements with nanosecond resolution

Researchers at the Department of Chemistry at the Technische Universität M√ľnchen (TUM, Germany) have developed a method that allows the observation of local movements in proteins on a time scale of nanoseconds to microseconds. ...

Masters will have breakthrough 3-D broadcast

In an unprecedented broadcasting move, the 2010 Masters will be produced and broadcast live in 3-D, Augusta National Golf Club chairman Billy Payne announced on Monday.

NY Times fires back at Wall Street Journal

The New York Times fired back on Monday against plans by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to compete against the respected daily with a New York edition of The Wall Street Journal.

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