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Gravitational waves might explain mysterious weight gain

Einstein was right, astrophysicists are proclaiming. His prediction 100 years ago of gravitational waves rippling through time and space now is confirmed by scientific observation. 695 more words

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Einstein's gravitational waves took 100 years to prove it right

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Big discovery:  When two black holes collided some 1.3 billion years ago, the joining of those two great masses sent forth a wobble that hurtled through space… 2,477 more words

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Ytterbium-ion Clock - World's Most Accurate Clock - by Germany's PTB

Germany’s Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) has successfully developed the world’s most accurate time piece, the optical single-ion clock measuring the vibrational frequency of ytterbium ions as they swing back and forth hundreds of trillions times per second bringing in an unprecedented level of accuracy.  122 more words

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Nigerian Academy of Science to get research grant – Onu

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) on Friday said it would give the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) some grant to promote research works in the country. 239 more words

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MILLIONS DIE FROM AIR POLLUTION, MAINLY IN CHINA, INDIA

Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people around the world each year, with over half of those deaths occurring in fast-growing China and India, researchers said Friday. 363 more words

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