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Large Amounts of Oxygen Detected in Ancient Star’s Atmosphere

University of California San Diego

An international team of astronomers from the University of California San Diego, the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of Cambridge have detected large amounts of oxygen in the atmosphere of one of the oldest and most elementally depleted stars known—a primitive star scientists call “J0815+4729.”

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Released:
24-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
Newswise: Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Argonne National Laboratory

The Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society announces that Lin X. Chen has received the 2020 Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. The award recognizes Chen for “fundamental contributions to the elucidation of excited state structures, dynamics and energetics of light harvesting systems.

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24-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST
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Media alert: The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) 2020

Genetics Society of America

Reporters are invited to attend The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), to be held April 22-26, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland, just 30 minutes from downtown Washington DC. TAGC 2020 will feature the latest discoveries from researchers at the leading edge of what is possible in the biological and biomedical sciences.

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24-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Newswise: New IEEE Fellows

New IEEE Fellows

University of Delaware

Two University of Delaware faculty, professor Rudolf (Rudi) Eigenmann and Engineering Alumni Professor Dennis Prather, have been named Fellows of IEEE (formerly known as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

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24-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula has been named Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

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24-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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Newswise: NASA's Kepler Witnesses Vampire Star System Undergoing Super-Outburst

NASA's Kepler Witnesses Vampire Star System Undergoing Super-Outburst

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Astronomers searching archival data from NASA's Kepler exoplanet hunting mission identified a previously unknown dwarf nova that underwent a super-outburst, brightening by a factor of 1,600 times in less than a day.

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24-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
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