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2012-10-26 12:34:15

Digital spending - the acquisition of media products in digital format - tripled from 2006 to 2010 worldwide, with the recording music sector now achieving 30% of its global sales in the digital market.

2012-10-23 20:46:09

Fostering and improving medical research education is crucial to biomedical research and clinical patient treatment, and as such it has been identified as the main challenge in every joint European Science Foundation (ESF) - European Research Medical Councils (EMRC) strategy report.

Old Star May Have A Companion
2012-10-10 15:10:33

Astronomers have discovered an unexpected spiral structure in the material around an old star called R Sculptoris

2012-10-02 12:59:02

New genome editing technologies developed at the University of Minnesota for use on livestock will allow scientists to learn more about human diseases.

Invitation To ESO’s 50th Anniversary Gala Event, 11 October 2012
2012-09-18 08:22:57

WHAT Media representatives are invited to participate as working journalists at the gala event celebrating 50 years since the signing of the ESO convention in 1962, which established the European Southern Observatory (ESO). WHO ESO's Director General, Professor Tim de Zeeuw, and the Council President, Professor Xavier Barcons, will welcome Ministers and representatives from the Member States and the host country Chile, as well as the ESO Council, representatives of ESO committees, past...

First European Astronomy Journalism Prize Winners Announced
2012-09-05 16:54:16

The winner of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize, designed to help inspire the next generation of researchers has been announced today (5 September 2012) at a reception in the House of Commons.

Sweet! Distant Star Surrounded By Sugar
2012-08-29 12:52:44

Most would assume that sugar is an essential part of life, but did you know it is actually considered a building block? Well, astronomers have now found these sweet organic molecules around a distant star.

New European Launch Services For ESA
2012-07-27 04:59:41

The European Space Agency (ESA) is investigating the possibility of a new launch system to make Europe fully self-sufficient over the long haul.

2012-07-16 11:21:04

16 July 2012 At the ESOF 2012 conference The European Science Foundation’s (ESF) dedicated Member Organisation Forum (MO Forum) on ‘Science in Society Relationships’ has released its latest report: “Science in Society: a Challenging Frontier for Science Policy”.

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2012-07-13 11:35:26

A conferenceheld at the Farnborough International Airshow included international leaders from government, space agencies and the space industry.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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