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Cooking Up Our Solar System, What's The Recipe?
2013-02-21 05:05:42

A research team from the University of California, San Diego is hoping to learn how our solar system evolved by studying the origins of different isotope ratios among the elements that make up today’s smorgasbord of planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and interplanetary ice and dust.

Mars Laser Can Spot Fake Foods On Earth
2013-02-12 04:22:24

The European Space Agency announced on Monday a new laser device developed to measure carbon isotopes on Mars may soon be used here on Earth to identify fake honey, olive oil, chocolate and other counterfeit foods.

Measuring The Nuclear Reaction Pathway Of Novae
2013-01-16 05:55:43

A multinational team of scientists has revealed new information about the explosive events known as novae.

Moon Formation - Evidence Backs Up Giant Impact Theory
2012-10-17 14:15:54

Scientists are backing up a theory, claiming that the Moon was created when a planetary body the size of Mars collided with Earth.

Atomic Element 113 Confirmed
2012-09-27 06:10:37

To date, the atomic element 113 has been elusive, defying attempts to nail down its properties. But now, researchers at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science claim to have obtained the most unambiguous data available so far.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.