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Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Last Run Fails to Recreate 2012 Results

CERN on Monday ran for the last time the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, housed underground near the France-Switzerland border near Geneva, which ran since May this year. It said the number of collisions recorded by the ATLAS and CMS detectors during the proton run was 60 percent higher than expected though the results of 2012 ...

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2000-years Drought Map Reveals Famines, Unrest, Fall of Great Empires

A new drought map of Europe and the Mediterranean has documented historically how the geographical changes evolved over the past 2,000 years based on tree rings. Incorporating the previous atlases covering North America and Asia, the Old World Drought Atlas significantly adds to the historical picture of long-term climate variability over the Northern Hemisphere to help climate scientists pinpoint causes ...

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Orbital to Resume ISS Cargo Flights, Declares Contract to Launch Atlas V in Late 2015

After selecting United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket to launch a Cygnus space station resupply mission, Orbital Sciences Corp., declared on Tuesday that it will resume cargo flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in late 2015. Orbital is a private space company whose unmanned cargo rocket exploded on liftoff in late October. The company said in a statement it has ...

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