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2015-03-30 21:17:28

A new survey by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory studied 72 galactic cluster collisions from all different angles and times, revealing that the 85 percent of the universe’s total matter is way weirder than we could ever imagine.

2015-03-30 20:22:01

HOUSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today provided an update on operations and litigation.

2015-03-30 20:21:59

MONTREAL, March 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc.

2015-03-30 16:29:39

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides an up-to-date understanding of the developing market for superconducting applications, materials, and other enabling

2015-03-30 16:25:46

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengasco, Inc.

2015-03-30 12:30:50

One of the World's Leading Magnesium Researchers Suggests Diet Changes, Supplements, Soaking in Epsom Salt CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans do not get enough magnesium

2015-03-30 08:25:20

Largest commitment to NFF's tree-planting program kicks off with Boxed Water's "Retree Project" LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Boxed Water, an environmentally conscious

2015-03-30 08:24:19

Total Year-to-Date Demand Increased 2.6% from 2014 SINGAPORE, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in February contracted 1% year over year to 40.7 million metric

2015-03-30 04:22:27

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arian Silver Corporation ("Arian Silver" or the "Company"), (AIM:AGQ, TSXV:AGQ), a silver exploration, development and mining company

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2015-03-28 13:18:43

Astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought, narrowing down what this crazy substance might be.


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2010-10-08 17:40:50

Aerosol spray is a dispensing system that creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles. The liquid is usually contained in a bottle under liquid pressure that is released when the valve is opened. As the gas in the can expands to drive out the liquid some of the propellant evaporates to maintain an even pressure. Erick Rotheim invented the first aerosol spray can in 1926. Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan were the first to put it to good use and are credited as the inventors of the modern...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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