Category: Science

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staffApril 1, 2017

How Mars’ Atmosphere Was Lost to Space

Solar wind and radiation are responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars from a planet that could have supported ...

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staffMarch 30, 2017

Scientists discover new dinosaur evolved by anagenesis

Scientists at Louisiana State University have identified a new tyrannosaur that directly evolved from its geologically older ancestor through anagenesis. ...

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staffMarch 30, 2017

The untold truth of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is undoubtedly not just one of the most well-known scientists ever but one of the most well-known figures ...

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staffMarch 29, 2017

Scientists image one of the largest viruses on the planet

In order to image one of the world’s largest viruses, the Samba virus, scientists at Michigan State had to design ...

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staffMarch 27, 2017

NASA probes yield insights into Van Allen radiation belts

In the wake of a recent electromagnetic storm, NASA’s Van Allen Probes identified unique chemical reactions inside Earth’s magnetic field. ...

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staffMarch 27, 2017

Large-scale planetary waves found on the sun

Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research have discovered Rossby waves on the sun. The large-scale planetary waves were ...

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staffMarch 27, 2017

Diverse array of dinosaur tracks mark Australia’s ‘Jurassic Park’

Scientists have discovered an unprecedented diversity of dinosaur tracks along a stretch of Australia’s Dampier Peninsula coastline. Researchers dubbed the ...

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staffMarch 25, 2017

Land-based microbes, fungi are invading coral reefs

New research suggests land-based sources are tainting coral reefs with invasive bacteria and fungi. The foreign organisms could upset the ...

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staffMarch 21, 2017

New Hubble image shows shimmering frisbee galaxy

The spiral galaxy NGC 1448 is located 50 million light-years from Earth. It can be appreciated more intimately thanks to ...

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staffMarch 17, 2017

Astronomers watch encore of dying red giant star

A dying red giant star is playing its final song some 3,400 light-years from Earth. And thanks to the Atacama ...