GENEVA (Reuters) - Francois Englert, the Belgian physicist widely tipped to share a Nobel prize this year with Britain's Peter Higgs, said on Tuesday many cosmic mysteries remain despite the discovery of the boson that gave shape to the universe.
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Recent developments in health and science news. This week: reviving plants from the Little Ice Age, a crowdfunded space telescope and photographs of molecular change.
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SANTA ANA – The Discovery Science Center has been recognized as one of the nation's foremost institutions of learning with the announcement on Tuesday that it has received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award, which went to...
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Finding the Higgs Boson particle is a revolutionary scientific discovery, sure, but CERN isn't the only scientific body rewriting our understanding of elementary physics. An international team of researchers have just announced that the massive cosmic ray detector protruding from the ISS may have at long last detected dark matter. More »
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From one discovery to another, science continues to build on its own discoveries. From Charles Darwin's Orchid studies, where data he collected about orchids and their insect pollinators which shored up his theory of natural selection to Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, known for her X-ray diffraction techniques and revealing the structure of penicillin, one science discovery...
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Can you make a doorbell ring, a light bulb light, slot cars race, or cook S’mores harnessing the Sun’s energy? Find out during Volts and Jolts at the Museum of Discovery and Science starting...
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Get ready to experiment. Sizzlin' Science, A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village's science two-day science festival, is set for Feb. 18 and 23 at the museum in downtown Salem.
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All of us are caught up in the ancient shock waves of exploding stars. New research confirms that the cosmic rays that bombard Earth are remnants of supernovae. Scientists have long suspected that the cosmic rays hitting our planet come from the violent deaths of ancient stars, but had yet to find evidence to fully confirm it. Now, in a paper appearing in the journal Science...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Standing with first lady Michelle Obama in the historic East Room of the White House to accept the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries on behalf of the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana was simply "the highlight...
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