Tag archive for ‘National Science Foundation’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star

  NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth. The outermost planet More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Infamous Study of Humanity’s Dark Side May Show How to Resist It

In 1961, with memories of Holocaust atrocities and the prosecution of Nazi officials at Nuremburg still fresh, psychologist Stanley Milgram undertook a series of now infamous experiments on obedience and More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Utah U. Study: Fructose More Toxic than Table Sugar in Mice

When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup was more toxic than sucrose or table sugar,  More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Study: Social Ties Influence who Wins Hollywood Movie Awards

When it comes to Oscars and some other Hollywood movie awards, who your friends are affects whether you win, according to a new study. “Sociological theory suggests that the process of ‘making More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

When Galaxies Collide, Do They Jettison their Black Holes?

– In his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein predicted that there are such things as gravitational waves. In fact, the very existence of these waves is the linchpin of the entire theory. More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Best Image Ever: New Image Reveals Birth of Planet in astonishing Detail

–   Astronomers have captured the best image ever of planet formation around an infant star as part of the testing and verification process for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array’s More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

New map uncovers thousands of unseen seamounts buried a mile beneath the sea bed

– Mysteries of the deep come alive as satellite data bring new clues into focus;  80% of the ocean floor remains unmapped or buried by sediment.     –   Scientists have created a new More...

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