Archive: 18/01/2007

Astronomers Discover New Star in Southern Cross

A research team at Swarthmore College discovered a previously unknown companion to the bright star, beta Crucis, in the Southern Cross. As a prominent member of the well-known constellation Crux, or the Southern Cross, it ...

dateJan 18, 2007 in Astronomy
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Bats in flight reveal unexpected aerodynamics

The maneuverability of a bat in flight makes even Harry Potter's quidditch performance look downright clumsy. While many people may be content to simply watch these aerial acrobats in wonder, Kenneth Breuer and Sharon Swartz ...

dateJan 18, 2007 in Other
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