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2014-11-11 08:31:30

A new article about top master's degrees in healthcare gives high rankings to 30 European universities. CHICAGO, Nov.

Previously Unknown Giant Radio Galaxy Discovered By LOFAR
2013-03-19 14:56:58

Astronomers have discovered a previously unknown gigantic radio galaxy using the powerful International LOFAR Telescope (ILT).

Black Hole Blows Giant Plasma Bubble Like A Child Blowing Bubble Gum
2012-10-29 11:51:02

Using an international version of LOFAR, called (ILT), a team of astronomers at ASTRON observed some very interesting black hole behavior: Namely, they’ve observed a black hole blowing a giant bubble of plasma.

Prosthetic Hands Development Stagnated For 20 Years
2012-06-12 12:10:42

The development of body-powered prosthetic hands has stagnated for over twenty years.

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2010-09-22 06:50:00

Britain has officially opened the first station in a new global radio astronomy antenna network.

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2010-06-14 05:57:07

Scientists unveiled the largest radiotelescope in the world on Saturday in the Netherlands.

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2010-04-22 11:30:00

A unique combination of telescopes allowed astronomers to simultaneously observe the radio wavelength light from six different pulsars across wavelengths from only 3.5 centimetres up to 7 metres - a difference-factor of 200, providing an unprecedented view of how radio pulsars shine.

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2010-04-13 08:13:42

The Low Frequency Array (LOFAR), a new pan-European radio astronomy facility, has started mapping the Universe at very low energy wavelengths, a part of the electromagnetic spectrum that is relatively unexplored.

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2010-02-08 06:25:00

Scientists announced Sunday they have identified for the first time definitive variants associated with biological ageing in humans.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.