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Farthest Galaxy Cluster Discovered 10.5 Billion Light Years Away
2012-03-07 05:09:12

Astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy cluster every found, 10.5 billion light years away from the Milky Way galaxy.

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2011-08-26 04:53:44

An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic planet that appears to be made of diamond orbiting a tiny star in our galaxy.

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2011-05-19 11:55:00

According to NASA, dark energy is driving our universe apart at an accelerated rate.

2011-04-18 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Certain brain processes happen in the blink of an eye - and even faster - which has made pinpointing these events virtually impossible.

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2011-03-25 06:15:00

An increase in average wind speeds blowing over the world’s oceans over the past quarter-century have generated higher waves and rougher seas.

2010-11-11 13:23:31

A huge new media power is arising, offering a perceived threat to established media but also opening up new ways for society to exchange ideas, opinions, news, cultural and creative products.

2010-06-01 04:30:00

MELBOURNE, Australia and WUXI, China, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Victoria-Suntech Advanced Solar Facility (VSASF) was officially launched today in Melbourne, with the Victorian Minister for Environment and Climate Change, and Innovation, Gavin Jennings MLC, on hand to commemorate the event.

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2010-02-23 09:55:00

Around a quarter of the globular star clusters in our Milky Way galaxy are invaders from other galaxies, according to a team of scientists from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.

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2009-05-20 16:00:00

"Five-dimensional" discs with storage capacity 10,000 times that of current DVDs could be on the market within a decade, researchers said on Wednesday.

2009-04-06 05:30:00

Cheap and efficient solar energy on the horizon SAN FRANCISCO and WUXI, China, April 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Swinburne University of Technology has teamed up with Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]