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February 9, 2016

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February 9, 2016

Feb. 8, 2016 — Messages from around the world are to be beamed into space at the speed of light as part of a cultural project to create a celestial time ... read more

'Space Warps' and Other Citizen Science Projects Reap Major Dividends for Astrophysics

Jan. 16, 2016 — The astrophysics project Space Warps offers a compelling example of why citizen science has become such a popular tool and how valuable it can be. In a roundtable discussion with the Kavli ... read more

Polling Station Environments Matter: Physical Layout Can Impact the Voting Experience

Nov. 10, 2015 — Human factors/ergonomics researchers examined the relationship between U.S. voting system usability and the polling station environment because these systems are so diverse and little is understood ... read more

Up, Up and Away, in the Name of Science Education

June 29, 2015 — The virtues of high-altitude balloons for science education in a new research paper have been outlined in a new research paper. High altitude balloons are ripe for exploitation in science education ... read more

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: CERN's Hidden Heritage

June 8, 2015 — A nuclear physicist and an archaeologist have joined forces to produce a unique appraisal of the cultural significance of one of the world's most important locations for scientific inquiry: ... read more

May 8, 2015 — A new locator feature on a search and rescue tool can pinpoint the location of a victim to within about five feet – saving rescuers time and increasing chances for locating ... read more

Social Shaming and the Search for Validation

Apr. 16, 2015 — A sociologist professor outlines the social conditions that breed online complaining and hashtag ... read more

Business People Prefer Working in Their Cars Instead of Trains, Planes and Airports

Mar. 25, 2015 — Noisy and cramped conditions in trains, planes and airports are discouraging many commuters and business people from working while travelling, new research ... read more

Jan. 7, 2015 — A NASA-sponsored website designed to crowdsource analysis of data from the agency's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission has reached an impressive ... read more

Students Design Workstations That Accommodate Groups and Individual

Dec. 10, 2014 — New school and office workspace designs created by engineering students are intended to allow users to share space and materials while maintaining their own work areas -- a dual purpose the ... read more

Dec. 4, 2014 — ESO’s main governing body, the Council gave the green light for the construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope in two phases. Spending of around one billion euros has been authorized ... read more

Nov. 17, 2014 — Maritime traffic on the world's oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, likely causing more water, air and noise pollution on the open seas, according to a new study quantifying ... read more

Proposed 'Wide View' Hubble Space Telescope

Nov. 14, 2014 — Scientists are working on a proposed NASA space telescope that will provide images as sharp as the Hubble Space Telescope, but over a hundred times larger area. The space observatory, called the ... read more

Oct. 31, 2014 — Green spaces in cities are great, but they don't ensure biodiversity, according to biologists. The team found insect abundance was lacking in two common urban trees, suggesting insect movement ... read more

Space Debris Expert Warns of Increasing Small Satellite Collision Risk

Sep. 30, 2014 — The increasing number of small 'CubeSat' satellites being launched combined with a relaxed attitude to debris mitigation could lead to hazards for all space users unless preventative ... read more

Sep. 25, 2014 — A new way to measure the ‘health’ of poor regional communities has been developed by geographers who aim to improve the wellbeing of people by guiding sustainable development practices to help ... read more

Many Elite College Athletes Return to Play After ACL Surgery

Sep. 24, 2014 — The majority of athletes included in a new study were able to return to play after having knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. "It's very clear from our data ... read more

Sep. 23, 2014 — High-resolution topographic data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next ... read more

Sep. 23, 2014 — The Megacities project combines direct surface measurements of urban greenhouse gases from instruments located in air sampling stations atop radio towers and buildings, with broader, denser ... read more

Sep. 23, 2014 — Plasma bubbles may have contributed to communications outages during the 2002 battle of Takur Ghar in Afghanistan. A new model could help predict the impact of such bubbles on future military ... read more

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