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Space News Archive - April 04, 2012

Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity drop tower, has partnered with the United States Air Force to fund world-first research into the development of ZBLAN glass.

Events and operating hours for the Press Site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for space shuttle Discovery's departure.

New Isotope Measurement Could Alter History Of Early Solar System

The early days of our solar system might look quite different than previously thought, according to research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory published in Science.

Florida Residents Suffer Loss Of Shuttle Program, California Benefits

As the economy seems to be on the upswing, and the stock market rises to its highest point since 2008, one area in the U.S. has been fighting its own unemployment battle.

Dwarf Galaxies Observations Provide New Insights On Dark Matter

There's more to the cosmos than meets the eye. About 80 percent of the matter in the universe is invisible to telescopes, yet its gravitational influence is manifest in the orbital speeds of stars around galaxies and in the motions of clusters of galaxies.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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