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Why 3-D Sports Could Be the Future of Television

Why 3-D Sports Could Be the Future of Television | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
In theory, ESPN 3D is the ultimate sports network, but theory has a way of clashing hard with reality.
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A Big Surprise from the Edge of the Solar System

A Big Surprise from the Edge of the Solar System | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA's Voyager probes have reached the edge of the solar system and found something surprising there--a froth of magnetic bubbles separating us from the rest of the galaxy.
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A brief introduction to infinity

A brief introduction to infinity | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
"The notion of infinity is fundamentally beyond the human ability to comprehend, but that hasn't stopped mathematicians from trying. So just what is infinity, and why is there more than one of them?" - Extreme maths from a less complicated point of view.
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ICloud: What You Need to Know

ICloud: What You Need to Know | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
On Monday, Apple introduced its iCloud wireless data sync service at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
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How the Apple iCloud compares to Google's cloud

How the Apple iCloud compares to Google's cloud | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
With its upcoming iCloud service, Apple takes a common concept -- cloud computing -- and pares it back to core functions. Columnist Ryan Faas compares Apple's plans with what Google already offers.
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IPv6 Day -- Web Companies Around the World Test Internet's Readiness for Future

IPv6 Day -- Web Companies Around the World Test Internet's Readiness for Future | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Web companies including Google, Facebook and Akamai are joining forces on Wednesday to test the Internet's readiness for a future in which billions more people and devices will be connected.
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Thierry Legault’s Incredible Ground-Based Views of Endeavour’s Final Flight

Thierry Legault’s Incredible Ground-Based Views of Endeavour’s Final Flight | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
ShareAward-winning French astrophotographer Thierry Legault traveled through Germany, France and Spain during Endeavour’s final mission to find clear skies and good seeing to capture the shuttle’s voyage to the International Space Station.
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Ancient Settlement Discovered in the Ethiopian Highlands | Past Horizons

Ancient Settlement Discovered in the Ethiopian Highlands | Past Horizons | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
An ancient settlement has been discovered in the Ethiopian highlands that will help uncover the story of the Horn of Africa...
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Science ups the 'anti' on matter

Science ups the 'anti' on matter | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Scientists succeed in trapping atoms of anti-hydrogen for more than 15 minutes, greatly improving their ability to study the mirror of the material from which our Universe is made.
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Drug prevents breast cancer in some women: study

Drug prevents breast cancer in some women: study | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A drug discovered in the 1990s has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women at high risk of developing the disease, without the side effects of other prevention drugs, a major study has found.
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Could This Be The First Solar Powered Laptop?

Could This Be The First Solar Powered Laptop? | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
While there are plenty of solar-powered peripherals that plug into your laptop to boost its battery power, we haven't yet seen a model that runs solely on solar.
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Moral responses change as we age

Moral responses change as we age | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
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Search giants make websites easier to find

Search giants make websites easier to find | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Google, Bing and Yahoo are working together to enable websites to tag content in a way that lets search engines better categorize and prioritize the information in results.
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Some Asteroids Contain Life Building Ingredients

Some Asteroids Contain Life Building Ingredients | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
According to a new discovery, some asteroids may have been like ''molecular factories'' cranking out life's ingredients and shipping them to Earth through meteorite impacts.
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NASA - Spiders in Space -- Live!

NASA - Spiders in Space -- Live! | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Ever since they were announced, the spiders in space have been living in the limelight.
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Periodic Table Adds Two Superheavy New Elements

Periodic Table Adds Two Superheavy New Elements | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Scientists from the international overseeing committees of physics and chemistry have added two new elements to the periodic table.
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» Next Mars Rover Faces Race Against Time, Funding

» Next Mars Rover Faces Race Against Time, Funding | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA's next Mars rover faces looming technical, financial and scheduling challenges before its planned launch in November, according to an internal audit...
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Steve Jobs planning new ‘spaceship’ Apple headquarters in Cupertino

Steve Jobs planning new ‘spaceship’ Apple headquarters in Cupertino | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
On Tuesday night, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled his vision for a new Apple HQ in Cupertino to the city's council.
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NASA releases first photo of shuttle docked in space

NASA releases first photo of shuttle docked in space | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA on Tuesday released the first ever pictures of a US space shuttle docked at the International Space Station, taken by astronauts aboard a departing Russian spacecraft last month.
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Protostars Found Near Galactic Center

Protostars Found Near Galactic Center | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A collaboration of astronomers announced the discovery of two protostars, located extremely close the the supermassive black hole at the core of the Milky Way. The objects were found just outside the dark behemoth's sphere of influence.
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Lunar Craters May Be Electrically Charged - Softpedia

Lunar Craters May Be Electrically Charged - Softpedia | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Lunar Craters May Be Electrically Charged...
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Deepest living creatures on Earth found

Deepest living creatures on Earth found | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Princeton, N.J. (UPI) Jun 2, 2011 - Creatures dubbed worms from hell have been found at a depth of more than a mile, where it was thought animals could not survive, U.S. researchers say.
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Moons like ours 'could be common'

Moons like ours 'could be common' | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Simulations show that moons as proportionally large as Earth's moon - once thought to be a "cosmic rarity" - may in fact be common.
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World Science Festival

World Science Festival on Livestream. The World Science Festival - Watch live streaming Internet TV. Broadcast your own live streaming videos, like World Science Festival in Widescreen HD. Livestream, Be There.
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In the lab and clinic, VCU Massey develops a new therapy for blood cancers

Clinical researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have successfully completed a Phase I clinical trial evaluating a combination of the drugs Bortezomib and Alvocidib in patients with relapsed or refractory blood cancers, paving the way for a Phase...
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