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PhysOrg
Mercury in transitdiameter this is the largest impact basin on the planet. Credit: NASA/Johns Hop
Mercury in transit
PhysOrg / Posted 13 hours ago
diameter this is the largest impact basin on the planet. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury's transits are more common than those of Venus, which comes in a pair eight years... Read more
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International Business Times
Mercury: 'First rock from the sun' in transit a hot and violent birth such as Mercury's. Mercuy’s Caloris basinNASA/Johns Ho
Mercury: 'First rock from the sun' in transit
International Business Times / Posted 19 hours ago
a hot and violent birth such as Mercury's. Mercuy’s Caloris basinNASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury scoots round the sun in only 88 days, overtaking the more sedately moving Earth... Read more
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The Courier
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissionsof action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help u
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissions
The Courier / Posted yesterday
of action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help us better understand the consequences of our choices. And we, as a society, can choose wisely. Ken Caldeira is a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Scie... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissionsof action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help u
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissions
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
of action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help us better understand the consequences of our choices. And we, as a society, can choose wisely. Ken Caldeira is a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Scie... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury's Kertesz craterCredit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Insti
Mercury's Kertesz crater
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington On 9 May, at 11:10 GMT, Mercury will begin making its way across the face of the Sun – an astronomical event known as a transit. During the transit,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctionedinto veritable deserts and wastelands. According to a 2015 report by the Minist
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctioned
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
into veritable deserts and wastelands. According to a 2015 report by the Ministry of Environment, citing research by the Carnegie Institution for Science in the US, the amount of forest destroyed by gold-mining in Madre de Dios increased by 400%... Read more
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PhysOrg
An old glass plate hints at a potential new exoplanet discoveryvalue to exoplanet science of sifting through old astronomical observations? Qu
An old glass plate hints at a potential new exoplanet discovery
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
value to exoplanet science of sifting through old astronomical observations? Quite a lot, as a recent discovery out of the Carnegie Institution for Science demonstrates. A glass plate spectrum of a nearby solitary white dwarf known as Van Maanen's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestationon the MDD region, has led similar research efforts in the Amazon Basin in prev
Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestation
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
on the MDD region, has led similar research efforts in the Amazon Basin in previous positions at Stanford University, the Carnegie Institution for Science, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). "There are critical issues... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New evidence suggests 9th planet lurking at edge of solar systemin the past decade or so in the remote regions of the solar system. In 2014, S
New evidence suggests 9th planet lurking at edge of solar system
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
in the past decade or so in the remote regions of the solar system. In 2014, Scott Sheppard of the Washington-based Carnegie Institution of Science and Chad Trujillo of the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii published a paper in the journal Nature... Read more
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New Kerala
1917 image reveals first-ever evidence of exo-planetary system - newkerala.com #48972New York, April 13 : An image taken in 1917 and kept on an astronomical glass p
1917 image reveals first-ever evidence of exo-planetary system - newkerala.com #48972
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
New York, April 13 : An image taken in 1917 and kept on an astronomical glass plate with the Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) has revealed the first-ever evidence of a planetary system beyond our own Sun. The unexpected find was recognised in... Read more
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CNET
This 1917 image is the earliest proof of exoplanetsFarihi, who was researching a particular star, van Maanen's star, a white dwarf
This 1917 image is the earliest proof of exoplanets
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
Farihi, who was researching a particular star, van Maanen's star, a white dwarf discovered by Adriaan van Maanen in 1917. Carnegie Institution of Science Adams' plate captured the spectrum of this star, a picture of the light the star emits.... Read more
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SKY News
Pictured: First Evidence Of Exoplanet From 1917of the 1917 slide's significance was only made after Jay Farihi, from Universit
Pictured: First Evidence Of Exoplanet From 1917
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
of the 1917 slide's significance was only made after Jay Farihi, from University College London, recently contacted the Carnegie Institution for Science. He wanted the glass plate showing the white dwarf - named van Maanen 2 - as part of a... Read more
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PhysOrg
1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary systemwavelength, and are contrast-enhanced in the box to highlight the two "missing"
1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
wavelength, and are contrast-enhanced in the box to highlight the two "missing" absorption bands in the star. Credit: The Carnegie Institution for Science You can never predict what treasure might be hiding in your own basement. We didn't know it... Read more
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dna
Scientists discover a new approach in their hunt for exoplanetsthe wobble effect caused by an orbiting planet will remain the same regardless
Scientists discover a new approach in their hunt for exoplanets
dna / Posted 23 days ago
the wobble effect caused by an orbiting planet will remain the same regardless of wavelength," said Jonathan Gagne from Carnegie Institution for Science in the US. "But looking in the near-infrared will allow us to reject false positives caused... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Radical Attempt to Save the Reefs and ForestsBarrier Reef was suffering from the worst bleaching that observers had ever see
A Radical Attempt to Save the Reefs and Forests
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
Barrier Reef was suffering from the worst bleaching that observers had ever seen. Ken Caldeira is a researcher at the Carnegie Institution for Science, at Stanford University, who studies ocean acidification. He noted that reef-building... Read more
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The Borneo Post
3D mapping to decide on land usebiodiversity. Carried out by the Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO), a facili
3D mapping to decide on land use
The Borneo Post / Posted 30 days ago
biodiversity. Carried out by the Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO), a facility under the Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science in Stanford University, the high resolution and three dimensional mapping will provide a... Read more
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Wired News
He Drew the Sun for 40 Years, But Now His Telescope Is Dyinglike Mount Wilson, still have plenty to offer the world—if they can find a path
He Drew the Sun for 40 Years, But Now His Telescope Is Dying
Wired News / Posted 1 months ago
like Mount Wilson, still have plenty to offer the world—if they can find a path forward.Mount Wilson’s Glory Days The Carnegie Institution of Washington first established Mount Wilson in 1904. Under the direction of astronomer George Ellery... Read more

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