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Image 1 - Do Black Holes Help Stars Form?
2012-02-03 08:27:06

The center of just about every galaxy is thought to host a black hole, some with masses of thousands of millions of Suns and consequently strong gravitational pulls that disrupt material around them.

Image 1 - Antarctic Expedition Checks CryoSat Data
2011-12-10 04:41:07

Next week marks 100 years since Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole. As a team of scientists brave the Antarctic to validate data from ESA’s CryoSat mission, it’s hard to imagine what these first intrepid explorers would have thought of today’s advances in polar science.

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2011-04-18 11:35:00

The growth of the banded morwong, a long-lived southeast Australian and New Zealand inshore species, is negatively affected by the warming of our oceans.

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2011-04-04 07:04:53

Marine scientists from five research agencies have pooled their skills and resources to compile a directory of life on Australia’s continental shelf.

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2008-07-15 07:25:00

According to researchers at the University of Tasmania in Australia, Tasmanian devils have started breeding at a younger age to beat an epidemic cancer that cuts their lives short.

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2005-06-13 23:25:00

Findings show that ice fracturing occurs in episodes and may be tied to changes evolving over seasons.


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