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Study: Volcanoes contribute to recent warming ‘hiatus’

Researchers find models must account for volcanic eruptions to accurately predict climate change. By the late 1990s, scientists had observed more than two decades of...

Big fusion energy milestone achieved at Livermore lab

Ignition -- the process of releasing fusion energy equal to or greater than the amount of energy used to confine the fuel -- has...

Hawaii lab finds big nitrogen leap in Pacific due to climate...

The Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) has enabled...

Out of this world first light images emerge from Gemini Planet...

After nearly a decade of development, construction and testing, the world's most advanced instrument for directly imaging and analyzing planets orbiting around other stars...

Can We Turn Unwanted Carbon Dioxide Into Electricity?

Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground – and use it as...

Uniformity: the secret of better fusion ignition

One of the ways to achieve thermonuclear fusion is through a controlled reaction between two light variants of hydrogen, called deuterium and tritium.Mauro Temporal,...

It’s a shock: Life on Earth may have come from out...

A group of international scientists including a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher have confirmed that life really could have come from out of this...

Scientists discover cosmic factory for making building blocks of life

Scientists have discovered a 'cosmic factory' for producing the building blocks of life, amino acids, in research published today in the journal Nature Geoscience.The...

New theory points to ‘zombie vortices’ as key step in star...

A new theory by fluid dynamics experts at the University of California, Berkeley, shows how “zombie vortices” help lead to the birth of a...

Planets around stars are the rule rather than the exception

There are more exoplanets further away from their parent stars than originally thought, according to new astrophysics research.In a new paper appearing in the...

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