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Stricken Mars probe stays silent

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2011 02:03 AM
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Efforts are continuing to try to regain control of the Russian Mars mission that is stuck circling the Earth. (BBC)
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The South China Sea may hold 213 billion barrels of oil

Posted in Science on 11th Nov, 2011 08:29 PM
by APM
To China, the worlds biggest energy consumer, another Saudi Arabia of oil may lie beneath the ocean to its south. (Bloomberg)
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Planets could orbit singularities inside black holes

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2011 06:59 PM
by APM
Certain black holes can have a complex internal structure that could allow photons, particles, and perhaps even planets to orbit the central singularity
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World headed for irreversible climate change in five years

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2011 05:42 PM
by APM
Any fossil fuel infrastructure built in the next five years will cause irreversible climate change, according to the IEA.
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Nanowires could be solution for high performance solar cells

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2011 06:31 PM
by APM
Tiny wires could help engineers realize high-performance solar cells and other electronics, according to University of Illinois researchers.
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LifeStraw Brings Clean Water To Almost One Million In Kenya

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2011 06:19 PM
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Most of us take access to clean water for granted. But for nearly a billion people around the world, clean water is a commodity thats hard to come by.
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Phobos-Grunt Mars probe loses its way just after launch

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2011 05:43 PM
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Russian engineers are fighting to save the country's latest mission to Mars.
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World Emissions of Carbon Dioxide Outpace Worst-Case Scenario

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2011 05:05 PM
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The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record in 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated.
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No evidence for extraterrestrials, says White House

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2011 04:28 PM
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The US government has formally denied that it has any knowledge of contact with extraterrestrial life.
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Here Comes the Sun

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2011 06:06 PM
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For decades the story of technology has been dominated, in the popular mind and to a large extent in reality, by computing and the things you can do with it.
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To Find Alien Cities, Look for City Lights on Distant Planets

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2011 06:01 PM
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The search for extraterrestrial life elsewhere in our universe has taken many forms...
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NASA evaluating "tractor beam" technologies

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2011 03:49 PM
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NASA is looking to turn another staple of science fiction to practical use by studying ways to make "tractor beams" a reality.
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Doctor trials laser treatment to change eye colour

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2011 03:38 PM
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A US doctor is trying to pioneer a laser treatment that changes patients' eye colour.
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Simulated Mars mission 'lands' back on Earth

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2011 08:09 PM
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Six men locked away in steel tubes for a year-and-a-half to simulate a mission to Mars have emerged from isolation.
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Rise of the walking robots...

Posted in Science on 2nd Nov, 2011 10:00 PM
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Science fact often follows science fiction. Hence, the U.S. Army is funding development of a Terminator-style robot soldier.
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neutrino puzzle claimed solved by special relativity

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2011 02:27 AM
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The relativistic motion of clocks on board GPS satellites exactly accounts for the superluminal effect in the OPERA experiment, says physicist Ronald van Elburg at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, The Physics arXiv Blog reports.
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