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See Jupiter and the Moon in Night Sky Spectacle Tonight There, about half way up from the south-southwest horizon to the overhead point, youll see an eye-catching sight for the Memorial Day weekend: Jupiter and the moon in a celestial display. Tonight, a rather wide crescent moon, 34-percent illuminated will b
Yahoo! News | 17 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Record-Breaking Energy Unleashed in Largest Atom Smasher The world's largest atom smasher is really cranking now: Protons zipped around the giant underground ring at near light-speed and collided head on, releasing record-breaking energies. The beauty of the fallout from these powerful particle smash-ups c
Yahoo! News | 19 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Good looking: Super lens implants are going mainstream Novel kinds of artificial eye lenses are allowing both the short-sighted and long-sighted to see fine without glasses, even for reading (full text available to subscribers)
NewScientist.com | 19 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Reopens Fierce Environmental Debate The long-term environmental impacts of this week's oil spill in California may not be clear for some time. Meantime, the spill has reignited a fierce local debate over off-shore oil drilling.
NPR.org | 19 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ring a bell? Dig could uncover Big Bens daddy An excavation of parliament to find the original bell, Great Tom, could unwrap many medieval secrets Continue reading...
The Guardian | 19 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Einstein and Schrdinger: The price of fame From personal feuds to fruitless quests to overhaul quantum theory, the two physics legends fought hard to maintain their fame, argues a new book
NewScientist.com | 22 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust risk losing moral authority, say researchers including hockey stick graph originator Michael Mann Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 23, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rats act selflessly to save each other from harm A study has found our least favourite rodents are not so dirty after all, as they choose to help each other over eating chocolate, says Geoffrey Lean
Telegraph.co.uk | May 23, 2015 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sand bank survivors face fox and flood Ruthven, Highlands The greatest threats to sand martin colonies in the Highlands are the notorious spates, when rivers rapidly rise in heavy rain and literally wash out the holes and their contents, eggs or chicks Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 23, 2015 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New survey shows 36-percent increase in pediatric patients treated with proton therapy Results from a new nationwide survey led by Scripps Proton Therapy Center indicate a steady increase in the number of pediatric patients who are being treated with proton radiation therapy for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. Based on a survey of all p
EurekAlert! | May 23, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend