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Life On Other Planets Could Be Far More Widespread, Study Finds

Posted by on January 8, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 2 Comments
Life On Other Planets Could Be Far More Widespread, Study Finds

Earth-sized planets can support life at least ten times further away from stars than previously thought, according to academics at the University of Aberdeen. A new paper published in Planetary and Space Science claims cold rocky planets previously considered uninhabitable may actually be able to support life beneath the surface.

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Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 8, 2014: Star Storms

Posted by on January 8, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 8, 2014: Star Storms

Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 8, 2014: Gemini Observatory; Stormy Stars? NASA’s Spitzer Probes Weather on Brown Dwarfs; Nuclear event in Pennsylvania; Global weather; Space weather including x-class solar flare yesterday

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Where Your Body ‘Feels’ Emotions Revealed In New Study

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 2 Comments
Where Your Body ‘Feels’ Emotions Revealed In New Study

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies — whether it’s butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheeks (shame). And now a new study suggests that we all have the same bodily sensations associated with our feelings regardless of culture or language — because the mind-body connection is biological, and is linked to our very drive for survival.

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 7, 2014: Polar Vortex SPLITS, Solar Flare Uptick

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News Jan 7, 2014: Polar Vortex SPLITS, Solar Flare Uptick

Earth and space weather news for Jan 7, 2014: Record Rain Floods Brazil; Polar vortex split – is still over U.S.; X-class solar flare behind western limb of sun – it’s not heading this way; Earthquake watch

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Isaac Asimov’s 1964 Predictions of 2014 Are Spot On

Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Isaac Asimov’s 1964 Predictions of 2014 Are Spot On

In 1964, Isaac Asimov made a number of predictions about what life would be like in 2014. Prepare yourself, because some of these predictions were startlingly accurate. Trace runs down Asimov’s list.

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240″ TV In A Contact Lens: Revolutionary Eyewear Rivaling Google Glass To Be Unveiled

Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
240″ TV In A Contact Lens: Revolutionary Eyewear Rivaling Google Glass To Be Unveiled

Google Glass has a rival: Nano-tech contact lenses that work with a pair of glasses and provide wearers with a virtual canvas on which any media can be viewed or application run, projected onto human eyes, are set to be unveiled in the US. The high-tech contact lens is due to be previewed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, becoming a rival to “wearable computing” Google Glass, the futuristic glasses that can shoot video or photos literally with a wink of an eye.

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 5, 2014: Deadly Cold, Delta Sunspots

Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News Jan 5, 2014: Deadly Cold, Delta Sunspots

Earth and space weather news for Jan 5, 2014: Tropical cyclone BEJISA advisory; Coldest air in decades’ to hit the Gulf states; More storm surges to hit Europe; Sun popped a limb CME yesterday; Sun spot capable of an x-class solar flare; Planetary alignments

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 4, 2014: UK Storms, Magnetic Life, Chemistry Must Change!

Posted by on January 4, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News Jan 4, 2014: UK Storms, Magnetic Life, Chemistry Must Change!

Earth and space weather news for Jan 4, 2014: Team Discovers New Compounds that Challenge the Foundation of Chemistry; Dogs are sensitive to small variations of the Earth’s magnetic field; Oil leak off Newfoundland coast; Homes evacuated as storm surge hits UK with 30 foot waves; M1 solar flare yesterday, but no CME; Mega sun spot; Earthquake watch

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 3, 2014: Meteor, Methane, Moon, More

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 3, 2014: Meteor, Methane, Moon, More

Earth and space weather news for Jan 3, 2013: Tiny Asteroid Hits Earth, Methane Releases, Moon phases, Phobos Video, space weather

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Whoa: Watch Scientists Use Sound Waves to Make Things Levitate

Posted by on January 2, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Whoa: Watch Scientists Use Sound Waves to Make Things Levitate

A group of researchers at the University of Tokyo use sound waves to levitate various objects. Tiny little beads lift into the air and glide around in perfect formation. An iron screw spins gently in space. Pieces of plastic, broken match heads, and even droplets of water all defy gravity, all thanks to the precise application of ultrasonic sound waves.

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Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 2, 2013: Major Sunspots, Starwater

Posted by on January 2, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 2, 2013: Major Sunspots, Starwater

Earth and Space Weather News for Jan 2, 2013: NASA’s Hubble Sees Cloudy Super-Worlds; Major incoming sunspots; M9.9 solar flare; Earthquake watch

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Earth and Space Weather News Jan 1, 2014

Posted by on January 1, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Earth and Space Weather News Jan 1, 2014

Earth and space weather news for January 1, 2014: Networks Miss ‘Climate Change’ Irony of Ship Stuck in 10 Feet of Antarctic Ice; Human Chemistry, Animals Suffer; World weather; M6 solar flare; Earthquake watch

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