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iol.co.za
Really, it’s all just psycho-babble.More than half of the findings from 100 different studies published in leading
Really, it’s all just psycho-babble
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
.More than half of the findings from 100 different studies published in leading, peer-reviewed psychology journals cannot be reproduced by other researchers who followed the same methods. London - Psychology has long been the butt of jokes -... Read more
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International Business Times
Subatomic particles that appear to defy Standard Model points to undiscovered forces Subatomic particles have been found that appear to defy the Standard Model of p
Subatomic particles that appear to defy Standard Model points to undiscovered forces
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Subatomic particles have been found that appear to defy the Standard Model of particle physics. The team working at Cern's Large Hadron Collider have found evidence of leptons decaying at different rates, which could possibly point to some... Read more
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PhysOrg
Evidence suggests subatomic particles could defy the standard modelIn this event display from the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider,
Evidence suggests subatomic particles could defy the standard model
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
In this event display from the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, proton-proton collisions at the interaction point (far left) result in a shower of leptons and other charged particles. The yellow and green lines are computer-generated... Read more
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The North West Star
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Border Mail
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Courier
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Young Witness
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Western Advocate
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Manning River Times
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Border Mail
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Courier
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The Young Witness
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Western Advocate
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Manning River Times
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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The North West Star
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
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Time
11 Bizarre College Courses We Actually Want to TakeWith the school year starting up again, NewsFeed looks back at some of the most
11 Bizarre College Courses We Actually Want to Take
Time / Posted 3 days ago
With the school year starting up again, NewsFeed looks back at some of the most unusual courses that have been offered at colleges and universities nationwide in recent years. “United Kingdom: To Hogwarts, Harry: An Intensive Study of Harry Potter... Read more
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Newswise
Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLAC Accelerating Positrons with Plasma is a Step Toward Smaller, Cheaper Particle
Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLAC
Newswise / Posted 3 days ago
Accelerating Positrons with Plasma is a Step Toward Smaller, Cheaper Particle Colliders Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Menlo Park, Calif. — A study led by researchers from the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Gamasutra
ELBOWFISH TEAMS UP WITH YET ANOTHER GROUP OF RENOWNED ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS FOR ITS LATEST GAME.ELBOWFISH TEAMS UP WITH YET ANOTHER GROUP OF RENOWNED ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS FO
ELBOWFISH TEAMS UP WITH YET ANOTHER GROUP OF RENOWNED ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS FOR ITS LATEST GAME.
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
ELBOWFISH TEAMS UP WITH YET ANOTHER GROUP OF RENOWNED ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS FOR ITS LATEST GAME. Portland, OR – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – The goats are loose and Major Tom is floating free! Elbowfish LLC, creator of games across all platforms,... Read more
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Washington Post
Is Wikipedia trustworthy when it comes to science?Depending on what day you search, Wikipedia may say global warming is “a sham”
Is Wikipedia trustworthy when it comes to science?
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Depending on what day you search, Wikipedia may say global warming is “a sham” or that there is “a consensus view that it is man-made.” That kind of flux isn’t unusual: Wikipedia pages on hot-button issues such as global warming and evolution may... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Using An Electron To Probe The Tiny Magnetic Core Of An AtomPrecise information about the magnetic properties of nuclei is critical for stu
Using An Electron To Probe The Tiny Magnetic Core Of An Atom
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 5 days ago
Precise information about the magnetic properties of nuclei is critical for studies of what’s known as the ‘weak force.’ While people do not feel this force in the same way they feel electricity or gravity, its effects are universal. The weak force... Read more
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The Scientist
Capsule ReviewsJohn Lister-Kaye Pegasus Books, August 2015 To ancient civilizations, birds we
Capsule Reviews
The Scientist / Posted 5 days ago
John Lister-Kaye Pegasus Books, August 2015 To ancient civilizations, birds were harbingers of the seasons, winged soothsayers, even messengers from the underworld, sent above to sow death among the living. These days, we may have a more complete... Read more
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The Huffington Post
26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read"The Phantom Tollbooth's message is bracing but benign: it calls on us to rise
26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
"The Phantom Tollbooth's message is bracing but benign: it calls on us to rise to the challenge of the world by paying proper attention to its wonder and difficulty. Boredom and depression are far from merely childish demons, not least because an... Read more
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PhysOrg
The Standard Model prevails—so far: CMS experiment publishes first test at new LHC energy of 13 TeVA top quark candidate in the CMS detector. Credit: CMS Collaboration Shortly af
The Standard Model prevails—so far: CMS experiment publishes first test at new LHC energy of 13 TeV
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
A top quark candidate in the CMS detector. Credit: CMS Collaboration Shortly after the start of Run 2 at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in June 2015, scientists from DESY and their colleagues from the experiments CMS and ATLAS have performed... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'ghost particles' coming from the centre of the Earth'Ghost particles' ARE coming from the centre of the Earth: Geoneutrinos suggest
The 'ghost particles' coming from the centre of the Earth
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
'Ghost particles' ARE coming from the centre of the Earth: Geoneutrinos suggest 70 per cent of Earth's heat is generated from radioactivity Scientists at Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy used the Borexino neutrino detector to study the ghost... Read more
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Northwest Herald
At Plainfield forum, industry experts talk transportation innovationAbout 40 people attended the Community Leadership Forum. Panelists included Hul
At Plainfield forum, industry experts talk transportation innovation
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
About 40 people attended the Community Leadership Forum. Panelists included Hultgren; General Motors Executive Director Harry Lightsey; Fermilab Chief Operating Officer Timothy Meyer; Mark Blankenship and Kevin Price, both with the Illinois... Read more
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PhysOrg
A detector shines in search for dark matterA massive cluster of yellowish galaxies, seemingly caught in a red and blue spi
A detector shines in search for dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A massive cluster of yellowish galaxies, seemingly caught in a red and blue spider web of eerily distorted background galaxies, makes for a spellbinding picture from the new Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. To make... Read more
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PhysOrg
New data from Antarctic detector firms up cosmic neutrino sightingThis is one of the highest-energy neutrino events from a survey of the northern
New data from Antarctic detector firms up cosmic neutrino sighting
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
This is one of the highest-energy neutrino events from a survey of the northern sky superimposed on a view of the IceCube Lab at the South Pole. Credit: IceCube Collaboration Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have sorted through the... Read more
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Business Insider
This cloud-like, futuristic material has been sneaking its way into your life since 1931It holds the record as the lightest solid ever created, yet is durable enough t
This cloud-like, futuristic material has been sneaking its way into your life since 1931
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
It holds the record as the lightest solid ever created, yet is durable enough to support the weight of a car or survive the vacuum of space. Because of these seemingly magical qualities, researchers have woven the material into capacitors, lasers,... Read more
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Newswise
New Data From Antarctic Detector Firms Up Cosmic Neutrino Sighting Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPhysical Review Letters, Aug 2
New Data From Antarctic Detector Firms Up Cosmic Neutrino Sighting
Newswise / Posted 9 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPhysical Review Letters, Aug 20-2015 Newswise — MADISON, Wis. — Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have sorted through... Read more
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PhysOrg
New theory—If we want to detect dark matter we might need a different approachThe Large Underground Xenon (LUX) experiment is placed in this former mine almo
New theory—If we want to detect dark matter we might need a different approach
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) experiment is placed in this former mine almost 1500 m underground in South Dakota, USA. Credit: Matt Kapust, Sanford Underground Research Facility. Physicists suggest a new way to look for dark matter: They believe... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Northeastern University agrees to pay $2.7M in settlementBOSTON (AP) - Officials say Northeastern University will pay $2.7 million to th
Northeastern University agrees to pay $2.7M in settlement
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Officials say Northeastern University will pay $2.7 million to the federal government after failing to account for research funds it received from 2001 to 2010. The National Science Foundation awarded the funds to the Boston university... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Northeastern University agrees to pay $2.7M in settlementBOSTON (AP) - Officials say Northeastern University will pay $2.7 million to th
Northeastern University agrees to pay $2.7M in settlement
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Officials say Northeastern University will pay $2.7 million to the federal government after failing to account for research funds it received from 2001 to 2010. The National Science Foundation awarded the funds to the Boston university... Read more
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techcentral.ie
CERN's data stores soar to 530m gigabytesScience institute’s data requirements grow at massive rate: every LHC experimen
CERN's data stores soar to 530m gigabytes
techcentral.ie / Posted 11 days ago
Science institute’s data requirements grow at massive rate: every LHC experiment creates 3GB of data per second Since restarting in June 2015 after a two-year upgrade, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear... Read more
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Newswise
Scientists Discover Atomic-Resolution Details of Brain Signaling X-ray Laser Experiment Could Help in Designing New Drugs for Brain Disorders
Scientists Discover Atomic-Resolution Details of Brain Signaling
Newswise / Posted 12 days ago
X-ray Laser Experiment Could Help in Designing New Drugs for Brain Disorders Newswise — Menlo Park, Calif. — Scientists have revealed never-before-seen details of how our brain sends... Read more
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Newswise
Dark Energy Survey Finds More Celestial Neighbors New dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought
Dark Energy Survey Finds More Celestial Neighbors
Newswise / Posted 12 days ago
New dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey, using one of the world’s most... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
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WA Today
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
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The Age
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
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