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•  Stephen Hawking Is Still Afraid of Aliens
•  The Ig Nobel Prize Winners of 2016
•  Teleported Laser Pulses? Quantum Teleportation Approaches Sci-Fi Level
•  China Claims It Developed "Quantum" Radar To See Stealth Planes
•  Earth Wobbles May Have Driven Ancient Humans Out of Africa
•  Alien Planet Has 2 Suns Instead of 1, Hubble Telescope Reveals
•  Glider Will Attempt Record-Breaking Flight to Edge of Space
•  Entangled Particles Reveal Even Spookier Action Than Thought
•  Dark Matter Just Got Murkier
•  New 'Gel' May Be Step Toward Clothing That Computes
•  3.7-Billion-Year-Old Rock May Hold Earth's Oldest Fossils
•  Planck: First Stars Formed Later Than We Thought
•  Galaxy Cluster 11.1 Billion Light-Years from Earth Is Most Distant Ever Seen
•  What Earth's Oldest Fossils Mean for Finding Life on Mars
•  Earth Just Narrowly Missed Getting Hit by an Asteroid
•  Astrobiology Primer v2.0 Released
•  A new class of galaxy has been discovered, one made almost entirely of dark matter
•  How We Could Visit the Possibly Earth-Like Planet Proxima b
•  'Virtual' Particles Are Just 'Wiggles' in the Electromagnetic Field
•  Are tiny BLACK HOLES hitting Earth once every 1,000 years? Experts claim primordial phenomenon could explain dark matter
•  ‘Largest structure in the universe’ undermines fundamental cosmic principles
•  "Kitchen Smoke" in nebula offer clues to the building blocks of life
•  Brian Krill: Evolution of the 21st-Century Scientist
•  Simulated black hole experiment backs Hawking prediction
•  Deuteron joins proton as smaller than expected
•  Scientists Identify 20 Alien Worlds Most Likely to Be Like Earth
•  ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Mystery Deepens After Fresh Kepler Data Confirms Erratic Dimming
•  Scientists develop new form of light
•  New particle hopes fade as LHC data 'bump' disappears
•  Moon Express cleared for lunar landing
•  First Reprogrammable Quantum Computer Created
•  Tiny 'Atomic Memory' Device Could Store All Books Ever Written
•  Error fix for long-lived qubits brings quantum computers nearer
•  2 Newfound Alien Planets May Be Capable of Supporting Life
•  Scientists create vast 3-D map of universe, validate Einstein's theories
•  New Science Experiment Will Tell Us If The Universe Is a Hologram
•  Three's Company: Newly Discovered Planet Orbits a Trio of Stars
•  A Fifth Force: Fact or Fiction?
•  Neutrinos hint at why antimatter didn’t blow up the universe
•  Relativistic codes reveal a clumpy universe
•  Quantum computer makes first high-energy physics simulation
•  E.T. Phones Earth? 1,500 Years Until Contact, Experts Estimate
•  We could be on the brink of a shockingly big discovery in physics
•  Scientists have detected gravitational waves for the second time
•  No Escape From Black Holes? Stephen Hawking Points to a Possible Exit
•  Surprise! The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Scientists Thought
•  Building Blocks of Life Found in Comet's Atmosphere
•  Quantum cats here and there
•  Planet 1,200 Light-years Away Is A Good Prospect For Habitability
•  Has a Hungarian Physics Lab Found a Fifth Force of Nature?
•  Silicon quantum computers take shape in Australia
•  New Support for Alternative Quantum View
•  Dark matter does not include certain axion-like particles
•  Scientists discover new form of light
•  How light is detected affects the atom that emits it
•  AI learns and recreates Nobel-winning physics experiment
•  Scientists Talk Privately About Creating a Synthetic Human Genome
•  Boiling Water May Be Cause of Martian Streaks
•  Three Newly Discovered Planets Are the Best Bets for Life Outside the Solar System
•  The real reasons nothing can go faster than the speed of light
•  Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Up
•  Are we the only intelligent life in cosmos? Probably not, say astronomers
•  Could 'black hole' in a lab finally help Stephen Hawking win a Nobel Prize?
•  Gravitational lens reveals hiding dwarf dark galaxy
•  Leonardo Da Vinci's Living Relatives Found
•  Stephen Hawking: We Probably Won't Find Aliens Anytime Soon
•  Measurement of Universe's expansion rate creates cosmological puzzle
•  Stephen Hawking Helps Launch Project 'Starshot' for Interstellar Space Exploration
•  'Bizarre' Group of Distant Black Holes are Mysteriously Aligned
•  Isaac Newton: handwritten recipe reveals fascination with alchemy
•  If there is a planet beyond Neptune, what is it like?
•  The "R" in RNA can easily be made in space, and that has implications for life beyond Earth
•  Surprise! Gigantic Black Hole Found in Cosmic Backwater
•  New Bizarre State of Matter Seems to Split Fundamental Particles
•  Is Mysterious 'Planet Nine' Tugging on NASA Saturn Probe?
•  Researchers made the smallest diode using a DNA molecule
•  Astronomers Discover Colossal 'Super Spiral' Galaxies
•  How a distant planet could have killed the dinosaurs
•  Search for alien signals expands to 20,000 star systems
•  Video: ESA Euronews - Is there life on the Red Planet?
•  New Tetraquark Particle Sparks Doubts
•  7 Theories on the Origin of Life
•  NIST Creates Fundamentally Accurate Quantum Thermometer
•  DNA data storage could last thousands of years
•  Hints of new LHC particle get slightly stronger
•  Snake walk: The physics of slithering
•  Astronomers discover a new galaxy far, far(ther) away
•  Space experts warn Congress that NASA’s “Journey to Mars” is illusory
•  Never-Seen-Before Tetraquark Particle Possibly Spotted in Atom Smasher
•  ET search: Look for the aliens looking for Earth
•  Physicists create first photonic Maxwell's demon
•  Black holes banish matter into cosmic voids
•  How NASA's new telescope could unlock some mysteries of the universe
•  5D Black Holes Could Break Relativity
•  Reactor data hint at existence of fourth neutrino
•  Single-particle ‘spooky action at a distance’ finally demonstrated
•  NASA and 'Star Trek' Combine Forces to Make Replicators a Reality
•  'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years
•  The Hubble Space Telescope Just Snapped Photos of the Biggest Black Hole We've Ever Observed
•  LIGO Discovers the Merger of Two Black Holes

News Archives for Aug. 2006

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Advancing Renewable Energy Conference Announced 8/29/2006
Physics Department Welcomes New Faculty 8/29/2006
Baylor Astrophysics Center Provides Undergrad Research Experiences 8/1/2006