The detection of gamma ray bursts at very high energies provides important new insights into the gigantic explosions. “Having established that GRBs produce photons of energies hundreds of billion times higher than visible light, we now know that GRBs are able to efficiently accelerate particles within the explosion ejecta,” says DESY researcher Konstancja Satalecka, one […]

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The katana was often paired with another smaller sword or dagger, called a wakizashi that was anywhere from 12 to 24 inches long. Together, these weapons were called daisho,which literally means “the big and the small.” Traditionally, the longer katana was used for cutting and the wakizashi for stabbing. Masters of Kenjutsu (the samurai sword […]

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The Crime that Led to the MysteryRumors of the disappearance had been known for years. In fact, Pungowiyi, a tribal council member from Savoonga, had been calling for a federal investigation since 1998. But, it was the case of a crooked cop that led to wider media attention to the missing 24.. And that’s because […]

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Marvin would give his shirt off his back if he had to. Thursday afternoon. The blaze destroyed the home and neighbours said it was taken down completely by a backhoe Friday. Rationale: Genetic polymorphisms in the asthma susceptibility gene, urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR/PLAUR) have been associated with lung function decline and uPAR blood levels […]

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SPEAKER BOEHNER AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AFTER THE WEEKLY REPUBLICAN MEETING ON CAPITOL HILL: “This week, we made a good faith offer to avert the fiscal crisis and that offer included significant spending cuts and reforms and it included additional revenue and frankly, it was the balanced approach that the president’s been asking for. Now […]

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As light from the eruption propagates outward into the dust, it is scattered by the dust and travels to the Earth. The scattered light has travelled an extra distance in comparison to light that reaches Earth directly from the stellar outburst. Observation of the light echo reveals a new and unique “thin section” through the […]

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For those who think gossip is a dish best served scalding, there’s no need to wade through the magazines or cyberspace for the grittiest pop culture news. Because Georgia Waters has done that for you. She takes the celebrity world for the madness that it truly is. As tall as he draws his posture, there’s […]

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