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First violins imitated human voices: study

Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it.

dateMay 22, 2018 in Other
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Sentinel-3 flies tandem

The key to monitoring Earth's changing environment and to guaranteeing a consistent stream of satellite data to improve our daily lives is to take the same measurements over the course of decades. But how do you know that ...

date23 hours ago in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Sagar's landfall

The final bulletin on Tropical Cyclone Sagar was issued at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on May 19. By that time, Sagar had made landfall in Somalia. NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of the storm as it was making ...

dateMay 21, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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