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2009-08-10 10:25:00

The first black holes in the universe had dramatic effects on their surroundings despite the fact that they were small and grew very slowly, according to recent supercomputer simulations.

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2009-07-09 15:35:00

The earliest stars in the universe formed not only as individuals, but sometimes also as twins, according to a paper published today in Science Express.


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sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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