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Largest Age Map Yet Created for Our Milky Way Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Milky Way Galaxy, galaxy map, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, galaxy history )

Nancy
- 111 days ago - sdss.org
In this latest effort, the researchers examined the ages of more than 70,000 stars in order to create the new map. It charts an extent that stretches halfway across our galaxy to 50,000 light-years away.
Science Proves What Pet Owners Already Know: Dogs, Cats Have Complex Feelings
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, science, discovery, dogs, cats, feelings, video )

Barb
- 344 days ago - aol.com
HOUSTON, TX- Pet owners have known it since ... forever, but now it's becoming a scientific truth that cats and dogs have feelings.
Interactive Map Shows 414 U.S. Cities Already Locked Into Sea Level Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: sea level rise, 141 cities and towns, USA, passed point of no return, carbon emissions )

Dandelion
- 168 days ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers found that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock in date at which its guaranteed that more than half the city populated land will be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions is only a matter of when not if.
This WindTturbine Has No Blades And That Is Why Its Better
Science & Tech  (tags: Vortex turbine, wind farm, wind energy, oscillating motion, bladeless )

Dandelion
- 339 days ago - grist.org
The result is a turbine thats 50 percent less expensive than a bladed one and nearly silent. Vortex turbine is 30 percent less efficient at capturing energy but without blades more can be placed in wind farms for a 40 percent energy gain.
The World Flight Map
Science & Tech  (tags: world flight map, airflights in real time, travel, computers )

Nancy
- 350 days ago - ba-bamail.com
This handy and informative website can be a very useful tool. It lets you view, in real time, flights (registered flights, of course), from around the globe, and, when clicked, each airliner (marked on the map as a yellow plane) will display its full inf.
How Big Data Could Reshape the American Workforce
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, NewTechnology, technology, workplace )

Cal
- 356 days ago - news.vice.com
Big data's move into the world of workforce development is just beginning, as are the debates around its use and its content.
Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

Dandelion
- 210 days ago - grist.org
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Flores Man, Homo floresiensis, hobbits, anthropological debate, science )

Nancy
- 76 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"There is a lot of information contained in bone layers of the skull," Balzeau told AFP. The results, he said, were unambiguous: "There were no characteristics from our species" -- that is, Homo sapiens.
The Most Astounding Fact - Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astounding fact, universe, life, what is life )

Dandelion
- 363 days ago - youtube.com
Because there is very little that needs to be said once you see this video. Truth is, if you stop for a moment, and think, this entire moment you exist in, was many billions of years in the making... Enjoy it, it's your time now. Stephen Routsis
The Greatest Story of Our Generation   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Morgan Freeman, greatest story, innovention, extinction, triumph, billions of people )

Dandelion
- 340 days ago - youtube.com
Morgan Freeman narrates the story of the human journey at this critical moment in time. Of all the stories to belong to, this is the story to be a part of. Do not watch it from the sidelines. Become one of the weavers of the story.
Temperatures at the North Pole May Be 50 Degrees Above Normal
Science & Tech  (tags: North Pole, Iceland, temperature, above normal, 50 degrees above normal )

Dandelion
- 125 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Big Icelandic storms are common in winter but this one may rank among the strongest and will draw northward an incredible surge of warmth pushing temperatures at the North Pole over 50 degrees above normal. This is mind-boggling.
Fly to the Moon in FOUR Hours: The British Scientist Who Says He's Found the Secret of Star Treks Warp Speed
Science & Tech  (tags: warp speed, discovery )

Beatrice
- 279 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Critics insisted his invention was a scientific impossibility because it broke one of the basic laws of physics governing the universe. This rule is Sir Isaac NewtonâEUR(TM)s third law: that if you push in one direction, you accelerate in the opposite
End Cell Phone Surveillance - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: stingray, cell phone, without warrants, surveillance, police spying, personal calls )

Dandelion
- 75 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
With Stingrays police are able to locate and track individuals, eavesdrop on calls, send malicious software, and even disrupt interactions between protest organizers. Even more alarmingly, they are doing this all without warrants or public oversight.
Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Montreal Scientists Score Possible Breakthrough for Rapid Diagnostic Medical Tests
Science & Tech  (tags: health, diagnostics, concept, medicine, research, NewTechnology )

Lynn
- 220 days ago - cbc.ca
A simple and fast chemical process developed by scientists in Montreal could allow family doctors to one day use equipment as straightforward and cheap as a diabetic's blood sugar tests ...
 

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