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Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Indonesia warship deployment ensures 'border properly protected' – minister

Marty Natalegawa says move is not intended to be provocative and insists ties with Australia are in good shape<p>Indonesia's foreign minister says a heightening of his country's border security is not meant to be an unfriendly act towards Australia, despite admitting the nations are going through a …

Snowden: Coming Home 'Not Possible' Under Whistle-Blower Laws

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says that it is "not possible" for him to come back home to face charges, unless changes are made to the Whistleblower Protection Act.<p>During a live question and answer session hosted by a website collecting money for his legal defense, Snowden said that as a …

Limited compromise reached in Ukraine to curb violence

KIEV, Ukraine -- The Ukrainian opposition announced Thursday that it had reached agreement with President Viktor Yanukovich on a partial compromise aimed at ending the country's worst political crisis since the breakup of the Soviet Union and stopping the bloodshed in its streets.<p>Opposition leader …

New Discoveries Bring New Hope for the Possibility of Alien Life

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists who are always on the lookout for some small sign that we are not alone in the universe …

Taiwan Workers Start Getting Their Way On Pay

Taiwanese professionals who have long complained of low pay and no way out are suddenly getting better packages through job-hopping attempts and designs to move offshore, an Asian executive search firm has found.<p>Threats to switch employers or countries will help the angry population of white-collar …

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …

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Dolphin Hunt In Japan Draws Criticism from U.S. Ambassador

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In addition to criticism from environmental activists, the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji Cove in …

Chinese Pollution Is Making Its Way to the West Coast, and It's America's Fault

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The stifling air pollution you keep reading about in China is actually a byproduct of American …

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

A Bird Backpack That Can Track Migrations

Something new for the carrier pigeon to carry around.<p>To study migrating birds, engineers have been developing a sensor-loaded backpack that would power itself with vibrations produced by flight. A special ceramic material would convert those vibrations into electricity.<p>The Parts<p>A) System battery<p>B) …

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Rosetta comet-chaser sends wake-up signal back to Earth – video

Cheers erupt in the control room of the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, as the Rosetta spacecraft sends a signal confirming Rosetta's alert status after more than two-and-a-half years in hibernation. Engineers will now finalise the probe's trajectory and prepare its instruments for the …

Robot explorer discovers new species of anemone under Antarctic ice

“When we looked up at the bottom of the ice shelf, there they were … People were literally jumping up and down with excitement.” — Frank …

MIT fusion research paper earns Nuclear Fusion Journal Award | MIT News

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has awarded its 2013 Nuclear Fusion Journal Prize to an article about fusion research at MIT’s Plasma …

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