ASTRO WATCH A groundbreaking new optical device, developed at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) to correct images of the Sun distorted by multiple layers of atmospheric turbulence, is providing scientists with the most precisely detailed, real-time pictures to date of solar activity occurring across vast stretches of the star’s surface.The observatory’s 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope can now produce simultaneous images, for example, of massive explosions such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections 5 months
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Opportunity Knocks! Farthest-Driving Mars Rover Explores Eroded Valley
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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets
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High voltage for tomorrow's particle accelerator
PHYS.ORG On behalf of CERN, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a high-tech device for the production of extremely precise, high voltage pulses that could be used in the next generation of particle accelerators. 4 days
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Turmoil in sluggish electrons' existence
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Google aims to connect online ads to real-world sales
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New model helps predict regional and seasonal sea ice extent
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A 3-D look at the 2015 El Nino
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Facts About Sunscreen and Sun Protection
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The deaf-blind can now 'watch' television without intermediaries
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A user-controlled file security scheme for cloud services
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Near real-time genomic sequencing reveals how Zika virus entered into the U.S.
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Facebook aims for broad views in 'trending topics' tweak
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Fall calving season may yield higher returns for southeastern beef producers
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AMSBIO launch new sterilizer with UV and ozone cycles
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How do we know the millennial generation exists? Look at the data
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ERT’s Centralized LCI Services improve data quality to measure disease progression in respiratory clinical trials
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WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates
ABC NEWS Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys are set to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization among three finalists 4 days
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