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For decades, scientists have theorized that the movement of Earth's tectonic plates is driven largely by negative buoyancy created as they cool. New research, however, shows plate dynamics are driven significantly by the additional force …
For decades, scientists have theorized that the movement of Earth's tectonic plates is driven largely by negative buoyancy created as …
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Just like an alphabet is made up of individual letters, DNA is composed of chemical bases. And in the same way that letters must be placed in a specific order to form words and sentences, …
Just like an alphabet is made up of individual letters, DNA is composed of chemical bases. And in the same …
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The study of 11,000 galaxies shows their gas—the lifeblood for star formation—is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale throughout the local Universe.Toby Brown, leader of the study and PhD candidate at …
The study of 11,000 galaxies shows their gas—the lifeblood for star formation—is being violently stripped away on a widespread …
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Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.Researchers at the University of Jena (Germany), together with colleagues in India and Germany, have investigated the …
Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.Researchers at …
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It's a problem of galactic complexity, but researchers are getting closer to accurately measuring the mass of the Milky Way Galaxy.In the latest of a series of papers that could have broader implications for …
It's a problem of galactic complexity, but researchers are getting closer to accurately measuring the mass of the Milky Way …
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Physics students from the University of Leicester have captured breathtaking images of the Earth's stratosphere using a high altitude weather balloon.The unmanned balloon and sensor payload reached an altitude of 23.6km, putting it at 1.7 …
Physics students from the University of Leicester have captured breathtaking images of the Earth's stratosphere using a high altitude weather …
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PARK Je-Geun, Associate Director at the Center for Correlated Electron Systems, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), working in collaboration with CHEONG Hyeonsik at Sogang University and PARK Cheol-Hwan at Seoul National University demonstrated …
PARK Je-Geun, Associate Director at the Center for Correlated Electron Systems, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), working in …
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On December 31, 2016, a "leap second" will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This corresponds to 6:59:59 pm Eastern Standard Time, when the extra second will be inserted …
On December 31, 2016, a "leap second" will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (…
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Studying measurements taken of the Earth’s rotation as far back as 720 BC scientists have confirmed prior research that attests the planet is slowing down, suggesting that each day is getting progressively longer: by roughly …
Studying measurements taken of the Earth’s rotation as far back as 720 BC scientists have confirmed prior research that attests …
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A research team at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, using new interaction between neutrons, has theoretically justified the low-energy tertaneutron resonance that was recently obtained experimentally. This proves the very brief existence of a particle …
A research team at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, using new interaction between neutrons, has theoretically justified the low-energy tertaneutron …
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