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Image 1 - Researchers Detect High Energies Coming From Crab Pulsar
2011-10-06 14:03:01

Astrophysicists have detected pulsed gamma-ray emissions from the Crab pulsar with energies that exceed 100 billion electron-volts (GeV). These gamma-ray pulses surpass what current theoretical models of pulsars can explain.

Scientists Release Most Accurate Simulation Of The Universe
2011-09-30 04:35:17

'Bolshoi' supercomputer simulation provides new benchmark for cosmological studies.

Fish Caught Using A Tool
2011-09-28 12:51:31

The first video of tool use by a fish has been published in the journal Coral Reefs by Giacomo Bernardi, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

NASA Announces California Tweetup To Tour Airborne Observatory
2011-09-28 04:12:27

NASA will host a Tweetup for 50 of its Twitter followers on Oct. 14 at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.

2011-09-23 13:00:00

Lawsuit filed against UC school system for charging California residents higher tuition rates because these student residents use financial aid that comes from out of state family members

The Sounds Of NASA Available For Download
2011-09-22 12:12:15

Historic and interesting sounds and sound bites from NASA space missions are available for download as ringtones or on your computer for events, errors, alarms and notifications.

Supermassive Black Holes Found In Small Galaxies
2011-09-16 10:49:27

With the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have discovered supermassive black holes growing in shockingly small galaxies.

Spiral galaxy top view
2011-08-29 11:32:12

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz have used a supercomputer to create a spiral galaxy that matches our own Milky Way galaxy.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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