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UCLA's "Time Machine" To Study Distant Galaxies
2012-04-13 10:28:20

A team of researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are building an advanced scientific instrument unlike any other ever built before, with the aim to study some of the oldest galaxies in the universe.

2012-04-09 03:46:17

NASA's newest building also is one of the nation's greenest. News media are invited to tour the facility, called Sustainability Base, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the agency's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif.

2012-03-03 06:10:45

NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute of Sonoma, Calif., to support Earth science research at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif.

2012-02-28 10:38:28

A study of the tropical coral reef system along the coastline of Kenya has found dramatic effects of overfishing that could threaten the long-term health of the reefs.

2012-02-20 13:52:58

New connections between brain cells emerge in clusters in the brain as animals learn to perform a new task.

New Nearby Dwarf Galaxy Discovered
2012-02-09 12:56:13

An astronomy team has captured images of a nearby dwarf galaxy, lying about 12.5 million light years from Earth.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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