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Planet-Forming Dust Abruptly Disappears Around Star
2012-07-05 05:10:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One star pinpointed as a prime location for a planet-forming disk decided enough was enough, and closed-up shop suddenly. While observing TYC 824126521, a young star located about 456 light years from Earth, researchers discovered that the planet-forming dust that once surrounded the star abruptly disappeared. Between 2008, when the star was being observed by a powerful infrared telescope in Chile, and 2010, when NASA's WISE...

2012-06-21 06:19:27

By Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Dogs may be cute and cuddly, but they contribute a lot of damage to a household; they chew your shoes, shed fur on your clothes, and knock over priceless objects. Now, a new study shows that one mess they leave behind can actually be beneficial for your children´s´ health. In a study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, it...

2012-05-27 23:01:35

Barb Lulay, owner of AirPurifiersDirect2U.com, speaks about increased air purifier sales potential by adding a unique, filterless air purifier which uses Samsung´s SPI technology combined with a quality desk lamp to offer the best of both worlds by Vortex Enterprises. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Air Purifiers Direct 2U is going after their market share of online air purifier sales by continuing to find and add Top Products to its online retail website. Their most current...

First Evidence Of Space Weathering Found On Comet Wild2
2012-03-27 09:44:24

The traditional picture of comets as cold, icy, unchanging bodies throughout their history is being reappraised in the light of analyses of dust grains from Comet Wild2. A team led by the University of Leicester has detected the presence of iron in a dust grain, evidence of space weathering that could explain the rusty reddish colour of Wild2´s outer surface. The results will be presented by Dr John Bridges at the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester on Tuesday 27th March. The...


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