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Physicists Unveil First-Ever Photo of Quantum Entanglement

A team of physicists from the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow has captured an image of Bell entanglement, a strong form of quantum entanglement. Two particles which interact with each other — like two photons ...

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8 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary This Week

As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, a number of destinations with links to the historic journey are holding events to commemorate the occasion. From the Smithsonian National Air & Space ...

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Hubble Sees Multi-Armed Spiral Galaxy

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 2985. NGC 2985 was discovered by the British astronomer William Herschel on April 3, 1785. The galaxy lies approximately 59 million light-years away in ...

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Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens

NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from ...

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Hormone Ghrelin Enhances Episodic Memory in Rats: Study

Ghrelin, a hormone synthesized by endocrine cells of the stomach, is known as the ‘hunger hormone’ given its role in increasing appetite, meal initiation and food intake. A new study by researchers from the University of Southern California and University ...

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Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer

Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a ...

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Material from Earth’s Core Has Been Leaking into Mantle for Billions of Years

Earth’s magnetic field protects and makes our planet habitable by stopping harmful high-energy particles from space, including from the Sun. The source of this magnetic field is the core at the center of our planet. But the core is very ...

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Thin Accretion Disk around NGC 3147’s Central Black Hole Surprises Astronomers

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole in the center of NGC 3147, a low-luminosity spiral galaxy located approximately 130 million light-years away. Dr. Stefano ...

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Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories

As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. ...

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Study: Gorillas Live in Complex, Multi-Tiered Societies

According to new research, gorillas have complex social structures, from lifetime bonds forged between distant relations, to social tiers with striking parallels to traditional human societies. The results, published in the July 3 issue of the Proceedings of the Royal ...

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