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Half of all stars may lie outside galaxies

This Jan. 9, 2014, photo shows, a view of the stars above Lindisfarne Castle in Holy Island, England, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.  AP FILE PHOTO

The universe may be full of reclusive stars — not washed-up Hollywood stars, but the kind lurking deep in the cosmos.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Scientists: Swelling ‘dark energy’ to swallow universe

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A groundbreaking study revealed that the universe is slowly being engulfed by dark energy, leaving a vast void of nothingness in its wake.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

In this Sept. 29, 201,3 file photo, an Indian rickshaw puller sits atop the passenger seat to protect himself during heavy downpour in Allahabad, India. Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand.  AP PHOTO/ RAJESH KUMAR SINGH

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Last month was hottest August since 1880–US

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Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Scientists: ‘Extreme’ solar storm heading to Earth

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An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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