Carnegie Institution For Science

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Name: Carnegie Institution For Science
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Composition of Earth's mantle is different than previously thought: Study

A new study has helped researchers determine that the composition of Earth's lower mantle is quiet different than previously thought.The work, performed at the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, would ... [Published Business Standard India - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Scientists reportedly discover the first water clouds beyond our solar system

Astronomers have reportedly discovered signs of water clouds 7.3 light years away from Earth.The water clouds would be the first to be found beyond our solar system, if the discovery is confirmed. The findings will be published in The Astrophysical Journal ... [Published The Week Magazine - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Calcium and Reproduction Go Together (8/22/14)

STANFORD, Calif., Aug. 22 -- The Carnegie Institution for Science issued the following news release:Everyone's heard of the birds and the bees. But that old expression leaves out the flowers that are being fertilized. The fertilization process for flowering ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Universe Seems to be Missing Some Light

Related LinksAn extraordinary amount of ultraviolet light appears to be missing from the universe, scientists have found.One potential source of this missing light might be the mysterious dark matter that makes up most of the mass in the cosmos. But ... [Published Discovery Channel - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone Pipeline Carbon Pollution More Than Predicted, Study Says

 By Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON -- The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.The U.S. estimates didn't take into account that ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Astro Bob blog: Come fly with me to Mercury

One of the highest resolution pictures ever taken of Mercury's surface shows a field of craters only 1.8 miles wide photographed on June 11, 2014. MESSENGER will drop down much closer to the planet - only 31 miles - starting August 19. Credit: NASA/Johns ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Planet-Like Object May Have Spent Its Youth as Hot as a Star

at 07:13 AM EDT WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 -- The Carnegie Institution for Science issued the following news release: Astronomers have discovered an extremely cool object that could have a particularly diverse history--although it is now as cool as a planet, ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

This map shows why we must save rain forests to stop climate change

Carbon geography of Peru . For the complete report, click here . (Courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science)LIMA, Peru — Scientists have long known that halting climate change will be impossible without stopping the destruction of the world’s ... [Published GlobalPost - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

How weather and nutrient pollution create fertile conditions for toxic algae blooms

RELATED LINKS Shellfish made poisonous by toxic algae may bloom into bigger problem Hear from the scientists who saw the Ohio algae blooms coming Protecting Americans From Danger in the Drinking Water GWEN IFILL: Now to the fallout from that big algae ... [Published PBS - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

NASA marks ten years of orbiting Mercury

Ten years ago, NASA's MESSENGER (Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging) satellite launched and flew to Mercury to orbit its surface, collect photos, and study its atmosphere.Rob Gold, an astrophysicist at the Johns Hopkins Advanced ... [Published Al Jazeera - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Messenger Flies Over Mercury

NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft captured this video during a flyover of Mercury's north pole on June 8, 2014. The image frames were taken once per second while MESSENGER was at altitudes ranging from 115 to 165 kilometers, traveling at a speed of 3.7 kilometers ... [Published Military.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Wishes Laser Inventor Happy 99th Birthday

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the Carnegie Institution for Science:Nobel laureate and trustee emeritus Charles Townes is celebrating his 99th birthday on Monday, July 28.Townes joined the Carnegie board in 1965, one year after ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]

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"What distinguished this work was the exceptional attention to detail in every aspect of the research — it demonstrates a new level for high-pressure research" Meng added
...of plant fertilization at the cellular level and, at the same time, listen to the 'tête-à-tête' between male and female cells," Grossmann said. "Further work is necessary to decode the language and understand what is actually being said."
...about the conditions and possibilities for life, both extremophile life on Earth and potentially habitable exoplanets beyond Earth," says Dick. "The possibility that simple or complex organisms may be discovered elsewhere compels us to ask how we might prepare to face such new knowledge."

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Composition of Earth's mantle is different than... [Published Business Standard India - 3 hours ago]
Composition of Earth's Mantle Revisited [Published ScienceNewsline - 13 hours ago]
Clouds of Water Possibly Found in Brown Dwarf A... [Published Discovery Channel - 13 hours ago]
Composition of Earth's mantle revisited [Published EurekAlert! - 17 hours ago]
Scientists reportedly discover the first water ... [Published The Week Magazine - 18 hours ago]
Newly Discovery Atlantic Methane Vents Could Po... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 26 2014]
Water clouds discovered beyond the solar system... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 26 2014]
Calcium and Reproduction Go Together (8/22/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 23 2014]
Calcium and reproduction go together [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 22 2014]
As Messenger nears crash landing on Mercury, sc... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 21 2014]
Peruvian Deforestation- A Paradise Lost [Published Epoch Times - Aug 17 2014]
Astrobiology Symposium “Preparing for Discovery... [Published Library of Congress - Aug 15 2014]
The Universe Seems to be Missing Some Light [Published Discovery Channel - Aug 13 2014]
Six things you might not know about meteorites [Published Marketplace - Aug 11 2014]
Keystone Pipeline Carbon Pollution More Than Pr... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 11 2014]
Beef production pollutes more than pork, poultr... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 08 2014]
Astro Bob blog: Come fly with me to Mercury [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
Wendy Freedman, a World-Leading Astronomer, Joi... [Published Newswise - Aug 07 2014]
Planet-Like Object May Have Spent Its Youth as ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 06 2014]
Planet-like object may have spent its youth as ... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 05 2014]
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft's 10 years in space [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 05 2014]
This map shows why we must save rain forests to... [Published GlobalPost - Aug 05 2014]
How weather and nutrient pollution create ferti... [Published PBS - Aug 05 2014]
L.A.'s Mt. Wilson Observatory inspires the futu... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 05 2014]
Stunning High-Resolution Map reveals Secrets Of... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Aug 04 2014]
Molecular Biology of B Cells. Edition No. 2 [Published Research and Markets - Aug 04 2014]
NASA marks ten years of orbiting Mercury [Published Al Jazeera - Aug 03 2014]
NASA's Messenger Flies Over Mercury [Published Military.com - Aug 01 2014]
MESSENGER Team Celebrates 10th Anniversary of L... [Published Newswise - Aug 01 2014]
SwRI-led team’s research shows giant asteroids ... [Published SpaceRef - Aug 01 2014]
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[tt] NYT: More Eyes on the Skies [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
More Eyes on the Skies http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/space/more-eyes-on-the-skies.html By DENNIS OVERBYEThe future, it is often said, belongs to those who plan for it. Andastronomers have been busy working the proverbial smoke-filled room ...
[tt] NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 2014]
NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the universe too bright http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329782.700-strange-dark-stuff-is-making-the-universe-too-bright.html * 17 July 2014 by Lisa GrossmanLIGHT is in crisis. The universe is far brighter ...
Astrophysicists just realized that 80% of the l... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
LONDON — Astrophysicists are mystified after concluding that 80% of the light in the universe appears to be missing. The total amount of light in the universe can be measured by tracking changes in hydrogen after exposure to ultraviolet light. The hydrogen ...
Amount of CO2 in The Air Has Hit A New Record A... [Published YID With LID - Jul 01 2014]
Think Progress has published it latest scare story about global warming " The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record, And Scientists Are Worried ." The Truth is that the only thing these scientists should be worried about is ignoring ...
The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Re... [Published Think Progress - Jul 01 2014]
CREDIT: shutterstock On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that June would be be the third month in a row where, for the entire month, average levels of ...
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