Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Monday, May 30, 2011
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Saturday, May 28, 2011
massive subsurface storm has been discovered raging across the entire width of Saturn, reaching some 370 miles into the planet's stratosphere.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Thursday, May 26, 2011
krotite and wassonite, have been discovered inside two different meteorites and join about 60 unique minerals known to date to the formation of our solar system.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis) has been rediscovered in a nature reserve of northern Colombia, where it is now designated as "critically endangered."
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
adrift between star systems for every one of the 200 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, either ejected from their original planetary systems or stars that failed to form.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Sunday, May 22, 2011
unknown species of primate (Mescalerolemur horneri), having lived during the Eocene about 43 million years ago and resembling a modern-day lemur, have been discovered in the badlands of West Texas.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
gamma-ray burst originating from the Crab Nebula and lasting for six days, reaching intensities some 30 times greater than normal from this exploded supernova that is generally without such energetic activity.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011
first recovery in baseline springtime ozone levels has been detected, signalling the beginning of successful repair of the hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
"ocean" of magma or partially molten rock below the crust of Jupiter's moon Io, explaining why this moon is the most volcanic body in the solar system.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Anthropocene, a new geologic era characterized by the cumulative effects of human civilization upon the climate and geology of the planet.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
moved the entire island nation down and out into the sea, with some towns such as Ishinomaki shifting 17 feet southeast and sinking by 4 feet, creating new tide schedules and flooding for many coastal towns.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
following Earth in its orbit around the Sun for at least 250,000 years, and may have origins tied to the Moon or our own planet.
Monday, May 9, 2011
three-dimensional structure that offers better performance and efficiency over conventional two-dimensional circuits and is scheduled to be introduced into microprocessor production later this year.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
confirming predictions from Einstein's general theory of relativity with an experiment under development for more than 50 years.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
killing giant squid and other cephalopods with extensive trauma to some sensitive organs.
Friday, May 6, 2011
descended from rice-growing farmers from the Korean peninsula who arrived on the islands about 2200 years ago and not from the original hunter-gatherers inhabiting the islands some 30,000 years ago.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
heavily on grasses than any other human ancestor.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
400,000 times Earth's gravity.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
antihelium-4 (the anti-alpha particle), have been created by the STAR experiment of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) from billions of gold-gold collisions.
Monday, May 2, 2011
Maya city of Holtun ("Head of Stone) beneath the dense jungle cover of Guatemala, including a seven-story pyramid and nearly a hundred other buildings.