X-ray mystery shrouds Pluto

Published online October 25, 2016. Further Reading C. Crockett. Possibly cloudy forecast for parts of Pluto. Science News. Vol. 190, November 12, 2016, p.11. C. Crockett. Source of Charon’s red north pole is probably Pluto. Science News. Vol. 190 …
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Shining a light through opaque materials seems impossible. And yet, researchers at the Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science (Utrecht University) and the University of Twente have managed to increase the transmission of light through an opaque material …
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Anywhere from 30 percent to two-thirds of all suicide attempts are based on an impulse decision — the last drop in the bucket. We know this from the accounts of people who made near-fatal suicide attempts, 70 percent of whom made a decision in less than …
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IT IS a once-in-a-lifetime dilemma: how do you remove a 30-tonne rock from a rock pool? The unwelcome boulder was catapulted by mother nature into Coogee ocean pool during the Sydney storms in June. The rock’s bulk, roughly that of a humpback whale …
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“We have started the assembly for the launch in Sriharikota. So we are working towards making it happen as early as possible and are targeting for launch by December end.” The rocket programme is crucial for ISRO as it would help the country launch …
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The light-hearted project by Argonne researcher Chick Macal and his team tested their agent-based modeling simulations on a Halloween-themed slice of epidemiology, following the spread of a zombie virus and testing out “interventions” that could save humanity.
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India’s ambitious South Asian satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the benefit of SAARC members, will be launched in March 2017, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said on Tuesday. The satellite was originally scheduled for launch in December …
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Nov. 7 (UPI) –Patagonian leaf fossils suggest life rebounded surprisingly quickly in the wake of the mass extinction event that killed off the dinosaurs. The evolution of insect life can be gleaned from ancient leaf fossils. Insect …
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In an effort to restore some consumer goodwill after the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung ran full page apology ads in three major US daily newspapers today. The letters, which appeared in Monday editions of The Wall Street Journal, The New …
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