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From LBL: "News Center Hide & Seek: Sterile Neutrinos Remain Elusive"

Berkeley Lab

October 1, 2014
Kate Greene

The Daya Bay Collaboration, an international group of scientists studying the subtle transformations of subatomic particles called… 999 more words

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From FNAL- "Going larger than the Large Hadron Collider: first steps toward a future machine"


Fermilab is an enduring source of strength for the US contribution to scientific research world wide.

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Sanjay Padhi, Next Steps in the Energy Frontier workshop co-leader, … 560 more words

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From FNAL- "From the CMS Center CMS: design, construction, operations"


Fermilab is an enduring source of strength for the US contribution to scientific research world wide.

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Steve Nahn, U.S. CMS detector upgrade project manager, wrote this column. 562 more words

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From Cassini: "Swirling Cloud at Titan's Pole is Cold and Toxic "

Cassini-Huygens

Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini mission have discovered that a giant, toxic cloud is hovering over the south pole of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, after the atmosphere there cooled dramatically. 985 more words

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From ESO: "Wild Ducks Take Flight in Open Cluster"


European Southern Observatory

The Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has taken this beautiful image, dappled with blue stars, of one of the most star-rich open clusters currently known — 561 more words

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From Astronomy: "New molecule found in space connotes life origins"

Astronomy Magazine

September 29, 2014
No Writer Credit
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Like finding a molecular needle in a cosmic haystack, astronomers have detected radio waves emitted by… 550 more words

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From SPACE.com: "Search for Alien Life Should Target Water, Oxygen and Chlorophyll"

SPACE.com

September 30, 2014
Mike Wall

The next generation of space telescopes hunting for signs of extraterrestrial life should focus on water, then oxygen and then alien versions of the plant chemical… 689 more words

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