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Impossibly Perfect Mirror Debuts
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- 1773 days ago -
A new type of mirror that reflects light perfectly has been built, a feat scientists thought wasn't possible. It could be used in powerful lasers, other devices, and maybe in your bathroom. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Panel: Next Mars Rover Should Gather Rocks, Soil
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, rover, explore, signs of life, astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, science, study )

- 1776 days ago -
Explore an intriguing spot on Mars. Hunt for ancient signs of Martian life. Bag a bunch of rocks and leave them on the surface for a future mission to possibly return.
Huge Sunspot Facing the Earth: Watch It Live Today
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, space, sun spot, live, today )

- 1776 days ago -
Today's live webcast of the sun has been delayed one hour to 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) due to cloud cover at the observing site. A huge sunspot 11 times the size of Earth is facing our planet now and you can see live telescope views of the solar behemoth.
Huge Primeval Forest Discovered Deep Off Alabama Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: Alabama, ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, news, research, science, University of Southern Mississippi )

- 1776 days ago -
Scuba divers just discovered the remains of an ancient forest 10 miles off the coast of Mobile, Ala. that existed at least 50,000 years ago before being buried deep below the ocean floor. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Antarctica's Subsurface Lake Vostok Is Teeming With Life
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, Antarctica, Bowling Green State University, discovery, environment, interesting, news, research, science )

- 1778 days ago -
The lake, buried under more than 2 miles of Antarctic ice, has been seen as an earthly analog for ice-covered seas on such worlds as Europa and Enceladus. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Da Vinci-Code, Bird-Style: Cockatoos Can Solve Complex Puzzles
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, birds, cockatoos, cognitive ability, discovery, Goffin Laboratory at Vienna University, interesting, news, science )

- 1779 days ago -
Researchers found that Goffin's cockatoos can complete a complicated sequence of tasks in pursuit of a reward, just like chimpanzees. They have great cognitive ability to innovate solutions. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Mysterious Radio Bursts Seen From Earth Originated in Far Parts of Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, news, Parkes radio telescope in Australia, research, science, space, University of Manchester )

- 1781 days ago -
Strange bursts of radio waves from billions of light-years across the universe were seen in the Southern sky over Australia. They came from some cataclysmic event far away, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Honeybees Use Right Antennae to Tell Friend From Foe
Science & Tech  (tags: Arizona State University, discovery, honeybees, interesting, news, research, science, study )

- 1783 days ago -
Researchers report that honeybees preferentially use their right antenna to distinguish between compadres and intruders, which also explains why our brains are asymmetric. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Can Anything Stop a Truly Massive Solar Power Plant From Being Built in the Desert?
Science & Tech  (tags: Argonne National Laboratory, energy, environment, interesting, news, science, solar power, technology )

- 1785 days ago -
The vast Ivanpah solar facility in California's Mojave Desert is about to start-up and generate 392-megawatts to power 140,000 homes, the largest solar power plant in the world, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Chilean Mummies Reveal Ancient Nicotine Habit
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, humans, interesting, news, research, scientists, study, nicotine, habit, Chile )

- 1785 days ago -
The hair of mummies from the town of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile reveals the people in the region had a nicotine habit spanning from at least 100 B.C. to A.D. 1450.
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