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Quasar Radiation Influences Galaxy Growth
2013-07-25 05:58:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astrophysicists writing in The Astrophysical Journal have shed some new light on the universe's brightest objects - quasars. The team from Dartmouth University published details about discoveries based on 10 quasar observations. They wrote about the power of quasar radiation, which can reach out for many thousands of light years to the limits of the quasar's galaxy. Astrophysicists Ryan Hickox and Kevin Hainline and colleagues used...

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2005-04-22 09:40:29

A stranger's gaze may mean a lot, a new study says HealthDay News -- When a woman walks into a crowded room, what her eyes do in the first few seconds may determine how attractive she is to any man meeting her gaze. If she turns her eyes deliberately toward a particular man, he immediately rates her as more likeable and physically attractive, new research shows. If she glances at him but then turns her eyes away, that same man will rate her as considerably less sexy. "Our impressions of...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'