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2015/07/28 13:39
2015/07/28 13:39
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The European Space Agency-led experiment is known as the Atomic Clock Ensemble in Space, and will see atomic clocks placed at ground stations across the planet, including at UWA, and on the...
2015/07/28 13:39
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2015/07/26 01:05
2015/07/26 01:05
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Forty two planets: Not too hot, not too cold. They’re just right. They orbit distant suns — but not too distant to see. Is one of them Earth 2.0? CHANCES are, it’s out there: Probably many, many more...
2015/07/23 16:15
2015/07/23 16:15
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Although Germany has now withdrawn officially from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation, the international body tasked with the pre-construction phase of the world’s largest radio telescope,...
2015/07/23 11:34
2015/07/23 11:34
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Thirty planets: Not too hot, not too cold. They’re just right. They orbit distant suns – but not too distant to see. Is one of them Earth 2.0? CHANCES are, it’s out there: Probably many, many more...
2015/07/21 05:48
2015/07/21 05:48
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The Australian Bureau of Meteorology's (BOM's) plan to buy what will be, at least for a while, Australia's biggest iron has taken a big step forward, with Cray named as the lucky vendor. The BoM's...
2015/07/20 20:29
2015/07/20 20:29
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By David Richard Walwyn, University of Pretoria The rapid expansion of government funding for science in South Africa is perhaps surprising given the present climate of spending cutbacks amid urgent...
2015/07/20 19:15
2015/07/20 19:15
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The latest round of university rankings is taking place amid angst about whether South African universities are on the way up or down. Officially, Rhodes University doesn’t heed rankings. You can...
2015/07/17 01:12
2015/07/17 01:12
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In outback Western Australia, around 350k northeast of the small town of Geraldton, lies an area of land about the size of the Netherlands, but with only 100 humans living in it: the shire of...
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2015/07/17 01:12
2015/07/17 01:12
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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a huge project designed to sweep away many of the current roadblocks to astronomical progress. These include searching for the first celestial objects to form in...
2015/07/16 13:39
2015/07/16 13:39
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CSIRO’s ASKAP antennas at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory. Credit: Ant Schinckel, CSIRO Ten billion years ago galaxies were brimming over with cold hydrogen gas, and stars were forming from...
2015/07/16 05:16
2015/07/16 05:16
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The Square Kilometre Array artist impression. The telescope will boast image resolution quality 50 times that of the Hubble. Photo / SKA New Zealand has agreed to enter treaty talks with nine other...
2015/07/14 22:03
2015/07/14 22:03
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The signals carrying the first images from the flyby are still on their way to Earth. But Nasa scientists already know that, instead of being a dark grey icy planet as has long been surmised, Pluto...
2015/07/14 14:29
2015/07/14 14:29
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There is a fear that new scientific exploration into space might lead to "unhealthy forms of new competition", the South African Brics Think Tank (SABTT) said on Monday. With an increasing interest...
2015/07/08 13:36
2015/07/08 13:36
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Sixty-one years ago, the Freedom Charter was adopted and signed by delegates to the Congress of the People in Kliptown. The vision of these pioneers of our liberation movement was for a united,...
2015/07/08 11:40
2015/07/08 11:40
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Currently, no one knows for sure what dark matter is made of, but it accounts for about 26% of the energy content of the universe, with massive galaxies forming in dense regions of dark matter....
2015/07/08 07:28
2015/07/08 07:28
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Genomic data will explode soon posing storage challenges far beyond that presented by YouTube and Twitter, says a report. By 2025, between 100 million and 2 billion human genomes are expected to be...
2015/07/08 05:08
2015/07/08 05:08
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Scientists in Australia have uncovered a galaxy deep in space — 5 billion light-years away from Earth, to be precise. The discovery was made at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in the...
2015/07/07 21:47
2015/07/07 21:47
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Artist Loretta Egan with her work Two Bungarras in the Balargardi Barnagardi exhibition at Hotel Hotel. The exhibition is a selection of works by Wajarri People from WA. Photo: Rohan Thomson Artwork...
2015/07/07 21:47
2015/07/07 21:47
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Nick Kyrgios has been accused of "tanking" against Richard Gasquet. Photo: Clive Brunskill Kyrgios has opened up about a drama-plagued week at Wimbledon in an emotional interview, revealing how...
2015/07/06 11:40
2015/07/06 11:40
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Planets are thought to form from the dust and gas that encircles young stars in a disk. Over time, dust particles stick together, until they build up bigger clumps. Eventually, these have enough mass...
2015/07/28 13:39
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