Understanding how and why diversification occurs is important for understanding why there are so many species on Earth. In a new study published on 19 February in the open access journal PLOS Biology, researchers show that similar—or even identical—mutations can… Original post on dailygalaxy.com →Comments on reddit.com →
Four years after its closure, researchers working with data from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s particle physics experiment BaBar (pictured right, in Menlo Park, California) have used the data to make the first direct measurement confirming that time does not run the same forwards as backwards – at least for the B mesons that the experiment produced during its heyday. Read more Original post on nature.com →Comments on reddit.com →
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The government of Honduras has signed a deal with private investors for the construction of three privately run cities with their own legal and tax systems. The memorandum of agreement signed Tuesday is part of a controversial experiment meant to bring badly needed economic growth to this small Central American country. Original post on seattlepi.com →Comments on reddit.com →
Get Guinness. Physicists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider have achieved the hottest manmade temperatures ever, by colliding lead ions to momentarily create a quark gluon plasma, a subatomic soup and unique state of matter that is thought to have existed just moments after the Big Bang. Read more Original post on nature.com →Comments on reddit.com →
On July 4 at 9 a.m. in Geneva (3 a.m. in New York), officials at the Large Hadron Collider outside Geneva, Switzerland are expected to present new results on, and possibly the discovery of, the Higgs boson, the final missing… Original post on dailygalaxy.com →Comments on digg.com →
The Air Force’s unmanned, reusable space plane landed in the early morning of June 16 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a successful conclusion to a record-setting test-flight mission that began March 5 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.