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Eva Grubinger: 'Dark Matter'

‘Dark Matter’ is a series of sculptures by the artist Eva Grubinger. The body of work was exhibited at the Baltic center for contemporary art. … 379 more words


NASA's Hubble Extends Stellar Tape Measure 10 Times Farther Into Space

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers now can precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away — 10 times farther than previously possible. 172 more words


Why Humanity is Stalled Out and Going Backwards

Michio Kaku: “That’s why we need role models: to tell people that science could be exciting, you can get a job doing science, you can pursue your dreams, and it’s not about memorizing things, it’s about learning concepts. 249 more words


Knee Deep

I’m not worth much after a few days vacation at the beach, maybe it was that radome nearby mess’n with my head, I don’t know.  I was reading a good research paper on jet streams and earthquakes. 289 more words


Dark Matter and Noah's Ark



(Revisiting the Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov blogs from http://www.theasif.info. Dark Matter and Noah’s Ark is from 2006, looking back to 2004 and before the global, fiscal meltdown but coincidental with global warming.) 1,008 more words

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Women in Science: Vera Rubin

  •  Vera is known for her work in astronomy and the discovery of dark matter.
  • Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1928.
  • In high school, Rubin’s teachers advised her against going into science as a career but she followed her passion anyway.
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The BOSS Does A Speed Check.

The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) has just completed the most accurate speed check of the early Universe.

The measurements show that the early Universe was expanding about 1% every 44 million years.  281 more words

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