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From Daily Galaxy: "Astrophysicists Using Big Bang's Primordial Light to Probe Largest Structures in the Universe"


The Daily Galaxy

October 21, 2014
The Daily Galaxy via University of California – Berkeley

An international team of physicists has measured a subtle characteristic in the polarization of the… 1,310 more words

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From WCG: 1,000,000 years of data processing


We didn’t plan it this way, but it couldn’t have been better if we tried. The total runtime donated by our amazing volunteers has reached 1 million years. 252 more words

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From FNAL: "Simulation in the 21st century"


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

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
V. Daniel Elvira, Scientific Computing Simulation Department head… 605 more words

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From astrobio.net: " Exomoons Could Be Abundant Sources Of Habitability"

Astrobiology Magazine

Oct 20, 2014
Elizabeth Howell

With about 4,000 planet candidates from the Kepler Space Telescope data to analyze so far, astronomers are busy trying to figure out questions about habitability. 1,520 more words

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From FNAL: "New high-speed transatlantic network to benefit science collaborations across the U.S."


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

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Karen McNulty-Walsh, Brookhaven Media and Communications Office, kmcnulty@bnl.gov, 631-344-8350… 1,056 more words

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From astrobio.net: "Rediscovering Venus to Find Faraway Earths "

Astrobiology Magazine

Oct 19, 2014

Contact:
Lyndsay Meyer
The Optical Society
+1.202.416.1435
lmeyer@osa.org

New optical device designed to measure gravitational pull of a planet should speed the search for Earth-like… 1,061 more words

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From astrobio.net: "Scientists discover carbonate rocks are unrecognized methane sink"

Astrobiology Magazine

Oct 18, 2014

Andrew Thurber, 541-737-4500, athurber@coas.oregonstate.edu

Since the first undersea methane seep was discovered 30 years ago, scientists have meticulously analyzed and measured how microbes in the seafloor sediments consume the greenhouse gas methane as part of understanding how the Earth works. 719 more words

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