Daily Archives: March 26, 2011

Arctic sea ice ties for smallest ever

Even at its biggest, Arctic sea ice extent this winter was among the smallest ever seen, apparently tying with 2006 for the least amount of ice covering the region around the North Pole, U.S. researchers reported. Sea ice on the … Continue reading

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Matter Spotted a Millisecond Away from Black Hole

The European Space Agency’s Integral gamma-ray observatory has spotted extremely hot matter just a millisecond before it plunges into the oblivion of a black hole. But is it really doomed? These unique observations suggest that some of the matter may … Continue reading

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