Archive: 18/09/2015

Researchers propose new way to chart the cosmos in 3D

If only calculating the distance between Earth and far-off galaxies was as easy as pulling out the old measuring tape. Now UBC researchers are proposing a new way to calculate distances in the cosmos using mysterious bursts ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Astronomy
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Gray wolf confirmed in northern Lower Peninsula

It took a year and a half, but there's now no doubt: The animal spotted on a trail camera in Emmet County in the northwestern Lower Peninsula was indeed a gray wolf - only the second one confirmed in the Lower Peninsula since ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Ecology
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Satellite shows Tropical Depression 9 weakening

NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression 9 weakening in the Central Atlantic on September 18, 2015. Tropical Depression 9 is battling wind shear and dry air, both of which are taking the life out ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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