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Boston Globe
Cambridge scientists have sights set on detecting life in other star systemsof scientists around the world. Other major backers include the University of T
Cambridge scientists have sights set on detecting life in other star systems
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
of scientists around the world. Other major backers include the University of Texas, the University of Arizona, the Carnegie Institution for Science, the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, the Australian National University, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mysterious 'dark hydrogen' may be lurking beneath gas giant planetsheat through their dense gaseous atmospheres, as well as how their magnetic fie
Mysterious 'dark hydrogen' may be lurking beneath gas giant planets
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
heat through their dense gaseous atmospheres, as well as how their magnetic fields are conducted. Researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington and University of Edinburgh recreated some of the extreme conditions observed on gas... Read more
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redOrbit
What did Earth's magnetic field used to look like?from more than just two poles, according to a new study from Peter Driscoll, an
What did Earth's magnetic field used to look like?
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
from more than just two poles, according to a new study from Peter Driscoll, an Earth and planetary scientist from the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Geophysical Research... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists develop method to predict volcanic eruptionsperiod before the explosion. “It is the proverbial calm before the storm,” stu
Scientists develop method to predict volcanic eruptions
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
period before the explosion. “It is the proverbial calm before the storm,” study author Diana Roman, a volcanologist at Carnegie Institution, said in a news release. “The icing on the cake is that we could also use these quiet periods to... Read more
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PhysOrg
When it comes to brown dwarfs, 'how far?' is a key questionAn illustration of parallax. Credit: Carnegie Institution for Science Brown dwa
When it comes to brown dwarfs, 'how far?' is a key question
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
An illustration of parallax. Credit: Carnegie Institution for Science Brown dwarfs are sometimes called failed stars. They're stars' dim, low-mass siblings and they fade in brightness over time. They're fascinating to astronomers for a variety of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers trace Mercury's origins to rare meteoriteflyby on Jan. 14, 2008, of Mercury’s full crescent. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins
Researchers trace Mercury's origins to rare meteorite
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
flyby on Jan. 14, 2008, of Mercury’s full crescent. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Around 4.6 billion years ago, the universe was a chaos of collapsing gas and spinning... Read more
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The News-Herald
Paul Greenberg: In the annals of pseudosciencewas soon hopping aboard the eugenics bandwagon, among them the professional gen
Paul Greenberg: In the annals of pseudoscience
The News-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
was soon hopping aboard the eugenics bandwagon, among them the professional geneticists at the Rockefeller Foundation, the Carnegie Institution and leading members of the faculty at one university after another. If you didn’t believe in improving... Read more
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dna
Volcanoes go quiet before they erupt, says studyrestless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam e
Volcanoes go quiet before they erupt, says study
dna / Posted 6 days ago
restless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam emissions. Diana Roman, a volcanologist at Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) in the US, working with a team of scientists from Pennsylvania State University,... Read more
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asianage
Volcanoes go quiet before they eruptrestless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam e
Volcanoes go quiet before they erupt
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
restless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam emissions. Diana Roman, a volcanologist at Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) in the US, working with a team of scientists from Pennsylvania State University,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Volcanoes go quiet before they eruptrestless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam e
Volcanoes go quiet before they erupt
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
restless volcanoes because of the constant seismic activity and gas and steam emissions. Diana Roman, a volcanologist at Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) in the US, working with a team of scientists from Pennsylvania State University,... Read more
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New Kerala
Volcanoes go quite silent before eruption - newkerala.com #81187at recently active volcanoes could indicate a higher risk of energetic eruption
Volcanoes go quite silent before eruption - newkerala.com #81187
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
at recently active volcanoes could indicate a higher risk of energetic eruptions," said Diana Roman, Volcanologist at Carnegie Institution For Science, a US-based research organisation. The quiet periods ranged from six minutes before an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Annals of pseudo-sciencewas soon hopping aboard the eugenics bandwagon, among them the professional gen
Annals of pseudo-science
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
was soon hopping aboard the eugenics bandwagon, among them the professional geneticists at the Rockefeller Foundation, the Carnegie Institution, and leading members of the faculty at one university after another. If you didn't believe in improving... Read more
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PhysOrg
Model that can give accurate descriptions of behavior in ferroelectric materials developedin ferroelectric materials. Credit: (c) Nature (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nature18286
Model that can give accurate descriptions of behavior in ferroelectric materials developed
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
in ferroelectric materials. Credit: (c) Nature (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nature18286 (Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the Carnegie Institution for Science and the University of Pennsylvania has developed a model that allows for accurately... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Experts discuss lessons from Pinatubo eruptionfrom the experience. Private sector representatives and members of the academe
Experts discuss lessons from Pinatubo eruption
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
from the experience. Private sector representatives and members of the academe also attended the public lecture at the Carnegie Institution for Science on “25 years ago at Pinatubo: the forecast, climax and aftermath of a giant eruption” by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mars needs you! Retro posters recruiting for a trip to the red planetcould be a rocky planet (as pictured here) or a gas giant like Saturn. 'This d
Mars needs you! Retro posters recruiting for a trip to the red planet
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
could be a rocky planet (as pictured here) or a gas giant like Saturn. 'This discovery is stunning,' Alan Boss of the Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Terrestrial Magnetism said when it was discovered. 'Once again, what used to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Could California’s ‘cap-trade’ auction meltdown happen again?don’t provide more dirty juice to other states. Danny Cullenward, a San Franci
Could California’s ‘cap-trade’ auction meltdown happen again?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
don’t provide more dirty juice to other states. Danny Cullenward, a San Francisco-based energy policy analyst for the Carnegie Institution for Science, has published several papers asserting that several ARB rule changes, by providing “safe... Read more
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CBS News
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stonethe equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans - but if
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
the equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans - but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the st... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stonethe equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans — but if
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
the equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans — but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the st... Read more
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Mashable
Scientists turn carbon dioxide gas into harmless stonethe equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans — but if
Scientists turn carbon dioxide gas into harmless stone
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
the equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans — but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the st... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone— but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, 'it would be very good news,' said
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
— but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, 'it would be very good news,' said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the study. A complex of pipes, ducts and valves connects to giant... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone- but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
- but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the study. Follow Seth Borenstein at http://twitter.com/borenbears and... Read more
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CTV News
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stonethe equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans -- but if
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
CTV News / Posted 22 days ago
the equivalent of the annual carbon dioxide emissions of 15 Americans -- but if it can be scaled up at a low cost, "it would be very good news," said climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who wasn't part of the stu... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Academy exhibits creatures from the deepest seanation of Vanuatu. Fish are Rocha’s specialty; he will be joined by Rebecca Alb
Academy exhibits creatures from the deepest sea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
nation of Vanuatu. Fish are Rocha’s specialty; he will be joined by Rebecca Albright, a coral reef biologist from the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford and the newest recruit to the academy’s scientific staff. After Friday’s... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Just What Sustains Earth’s Magnetic Field Anywayof Universidad de Los Andes. The work was supported by the National Science Fo
Just What Sustains Earth’s Magnetic Field Anyway
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 29 days ago
of Universidad de Los Andes. The work was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office, the Carnegie Institution for Science, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Chinese Academy of Science, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mystery of Earth's magnetic field has finally been solvedcore conducts heat. A diamond anvil cell was used to mimic and study the condi
Mystery of Earth's magnetic field has finally been solved
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
core conducts heat. A diamond anvil cell was used to mimic and study the conditions at the Earth's core A team at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, set out to obtain measurements of core materials under conditions relevant... Read more
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The Verge
The Moon's water may have come mostly from asteroids, not cometsthe Moon was an ocean of magma. "The modeling is very straight forward," says
The Moon's water may have come mostly from asteroids, not comets
The Verge / Posted a month ago
the Moon was an ocean of magma. "The modeling is very straight forward," says Erik Hauri, a planetary scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science who has researched lunar water and did not work on this study. "This group of researchers is... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaustsprang the fraudulent science of American eugenics that medicalized racial theo
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaust
New Haven Independent / Posted a month ago
sprang the fraudulent science of American eugenics that medicalized racial theory. Propelled by abundant financing from the Carnegie Institution, Harriman Railroad fortune, and Rockefeller Foundation, eugenics ultimately led to the sterilization of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Explainer: What is the Great Attractor and its pull on the Milky Way?of pure dark matter? Or is the current theory of the origin of mass and motion
Explainer: What is the Great Attractor and its pull on the Milky Way?
PhysOrg / Posted a month ago
of pure dark matter? Or is the current theory of the origin of mass and motion incorrect? Astronomer Alan Dressler, of the Carnegie Institution, used the former explanation, famously dubbing the missing concentration of matter the "Great... Read more
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