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Ultra-cool Brown Dwarf Helps Reveal Giant Planets
2012-05-11 02:57:58

An international team of astronomers led by David Pinfield of the University of Hertfordshire has found a brown dwarf that is more than 99% hydrogen and helium.

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2010-08-09 09:10:00

The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalized by researchers.

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2010-01-29 13:15:00

Researchers report that the so-called "club drug" ecstasy is more likely to kill young, healthy people who are not known as regular drug users.

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2010-01-29 11:00:00

An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire have discovered what may be the coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our own solar system.

2009-09-25 09:16:02

Teenagers' attitudes to diet and weight are shaped by their social class, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

2009-08-25 15:30:23

A University of Hertfordshire academic has compiled the ideal David Bowie song, which according to psychological theory should lead to success in the charts and improved health for the singer.

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2009-07-23 08:12:11

The University of Hertfordshire’s Formula Student team raced the world’s first completely electric Formula Student car and won in this month’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers Formula Student competition.

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2009-06-01 10:40:00

Experts are investigating "remote viewing," the psychic ability to identify distant locations, in the first scientific experiment to be conducted through the social messaging service.

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2009-04-22 09:20:00

A survey by the Chandra X-ray observatory has revealed in detail, for the first time, the effects of a shock wave blasted through a galaxy by powerful jets of plasma emanating from a supermassive black hole at the galactic core.

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2009-04-20 07:51:25

An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, have discovered one of the coolest sub-stellar bodies ever found outside our own solar system, orbiting the red dwarf star Wolf 940, some 40 light years from Earth.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.