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There Is No Way to Stop Space Rocks From Hurtling to Earth and Killing You Danger Room Wired.com

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Category: Science

From www.wired.com

Space is out to kill you. There is no way to stem its aggression. But it’s usually an incompetent killer, so don’t freak out.

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Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014? : Discovery News

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Category: Science

From news.discovery.com

A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs. According to preliminary orbital prediction models, comet C/2013 A1 will buzz Mars on Oct.

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13 more things: Dark flow - 02 September 2009 - New Scientist

Sunday, February 10, 2013
Category: Science

From www.newscientist.com

Something unseeable and far bigger than anything in the known universe is hauling a group of galaxies towards it at inexplicable speed.

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BBC News - Quantum biology: Do weird physics effects abound in nature?

Monday, February 4, 2013
Category: Science

From www.bbc.co.uk

It is still a tentative, even speculative discipline, but what scientists are learning from it might just spark revolutions in the development of new drugs, computers and perfumes - or even help in the fight against cancer.

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Quantum gas goes below absolute zero : Nature News & Comment

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Category: Science

From www.nature.com

At positive temperatures, the atoms repel, making the configuration stable. The team then quickly adjusted the magnetic fields, causing the atoms to attract rather than repel each other. “This suddenly shifts the atoms from their most stable, lowest-energy state to the highest possible energy state, before they can react,” says Schneider.

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Clays on Mars: More plentiful than expected Science Wire EarthSky

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Category: Science

From earthsky.org

A new study indicates that clay minerals, rocks that usually form when water is present for long periods of time, cover a larger portion of Mars than previously thought.

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The thought experiment that proved light has a speed limit

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Category: Science

From io9.com

Picture only one of the stars from such a system in a universe with no limit on light speed. When its orbit is slinging it towards Earth, the speed of light coming from such a star would pick up massively.

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IQ ‘a myth,’ study says - thestar.com

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Category: Science

From www.thestar.com

Research led by Western University finds at three factors contribute to intelligence.

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When You Swallow A Grenade " Phenomena: The Loom

Sunday, December 23, 2012
Category: Science

From phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

What made antibiotics so wildly successful was the way they attacked bacteria while sparing us. Penicillin, for example, stops many types of bacteria from building their cell walls. Our own cells are built in a fundamentally different way, and so the drug has no effect.

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Tau Ceti has habitable planet, just 12 light years away TG Daily

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Category: Science

From www.tgdaily.com

We are now beginning to understand that nature seems to overwhelmingly prefer systems that have multiple planets with orbits of less than 100 days. This is quite unlike our own solar system, where there is nothing with an orbit inside that of Mercury.

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