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Hillsdale College professor part of groundbreaking astrophysics discovery – MLive.com

HILLSDALE, MI – A Hillsdale College assistant professor in physics is part of a recent groundbreaking and historic discovery in astrophysics. Ryan Lang is one of only three professors from Michigan institutions participating in an international collaboration with the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory Scientific Collaboration and the Advanced Virgo Collaboration. The group announced this week that gravitational wave detectors ...

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A newly discovered moon tunnel could be the perfect place for a colony, scientists say – Washington Post

(K.M. Chaudhry/AP) At the close of the Apollo age, a year before the final moonwalk in 1972, a NASA researcher argued that vast tunnels lie beneath the lunar surface. There was good reason to think so. Lava from ancient volcanoes might have bored miles-long voids beneath the moon’s surface, just as volcanoes : Thousands of tiny satellites are about to ...

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9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history – USA TODAY

CLOSE We may have to rethink the entire history of mankind after german scientists discovered 9.7-million-year-old teeth. Buzz60 The tooth is no longer white. Instead it has an amber shine.(Photo: Deutsche Welle) The great ape teeth found in Eppelsheim last year could topple the understanding of our earliest history. Herbert Lutz, head of the excavation team, tells Deutsche Welle what ...

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Fear Of Spiders, Snakes Is An Evolutionary Response: Study – International Business Times

Spiders and snakes make the toughest people on the planet jump. Their popularity in horror films and thrillers has ensured that this fear is projected over time, through generations. But, a recent study has revealed that humans carry an innate fear towards these arachnid and reptilian friends. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI ...

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