Archive: 16/10/2007

Why are we losing Louisiana?

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.

dateOct 16, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Hubble shows 'baby' galaxy is not so young after all

Observations of I Zwicky 18 at the Palomar Observatory around 40 years ago seemed to show that it was one of the youngest galaxies in the nearby Universe. The studies suggested that the galaxy had erupted with star formation ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in Astronomy
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Double Star TC-1 completes its mission

TC-1, one of the two satellites of the CNSA/ESA Double Star mission, was decommissioned on 14 October as its designed orbit lifetime came to an end. The satellite re-entered Earth’s atmosphere and turned to dust during ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Science casts doubt on famous British murder case

Ninety-seven years after an American was hanged in London in one of the most notorious and famous murder cases in British history, forensic science at Michigan State University is producing evidence that his execution was ...

dateOct 16, 2007 in Other
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