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The fiddling with temperature data is the biggest science scandal ever


New data shows that the “vanishing” of polar ice is not the result of runaway global warming

Christopher Booker

Curiosity Sends High-Resolution Color Images from Gale Crater


NASA's Curiosity rover has shipped back to Earth high-resolution color images of its surroundings on Mars, sharpening our views of an intriguing channel, layered buttes and a layer of cobbles and pebbles embedded in a finer matrix of material.

Decoherence-protected quantum gates for a hybrid solid-state spin register


Protecting the dynamics of coupled quantum systems from decoherence by the environment is a key challenge for solid-state quantum information processing.

Open access and epistemology


In a recent Nature piece, Paul Ginsparg recounts the evolution of ArXiv, an online repository for preprint article submissions in physics that he created two decades ago at the dawn of the Internet, and reflects on the compartmentalized nature of the academic publishing system.

Bridge on Mars


t’s not the work of fastidious Face on Mars engineers – but there’s a natural bridge on the red planet.A new batch of NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) imagery includes this inspection of the Tartarus Colles region.

Chemists re-define hydrogen bond


The hydrogen bond is a wondrous thing. It helps give snowflakes their hexagonal symmetry; binds DNA into a double helix; shapes the three-dimensional forms of proteins; and even raises water's boiling point high enough to make a decent cup of tea.

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