Archive: 3/12/2009

New Data Support Use Of Instant Run-Off Voting

(PhysOrg.com) -- New data collected as part of a North Carolina State University study during the 2009 municipal election in Hendersonville, N.C., show that voters prefer instant run-off voting (IRV) to traditional voting ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Astronauts to taste 'space sushi'

US astronaut Timothy Creamer said on Thursday he was impatient to taste "space sushi" courtesy of his Japanese crewmate after they arrive on the International Space Station (ISS) later this month.

dateDec 03, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Hawaiian hot spot has deep roots

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hawaii may be paradise for vacationers, but for geologists it has long been a puzzle. Plate tectonic theory readily explains the existence of volcanoes at boundaries where plates split apart or collide, but ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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