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A repeating fast radio burst from an extreme environment

New detections of radio waves from a repeating fast radio burst have revealed an astonishingly potent magnetic field in the source’s environment, indicating that it is situated near a massive black hole or within a nebula of unprecedented power. The findings by an international team of astronomers, including Victoria Kaspi ...

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Discovery of a source of fast magnetic reconnection

Magnetic reconnection, a universal process that triggers solar flares and northern lights and can disrupt cell phone service and fusion experiments, occurs much faster than theory says that it should. Now researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Germany’s Max Planck Institute of ...

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Review: Breville Fast Slow Pro

Pressure cookers are heralded as near-magical kitchen appliances, making stocks, cooking grains, creating risottos and other flavor-packed meals in a fraction of the time other methods might take. They are smart timesavers and workhorses with a lineage that extends back to the stovetops of our great grandmothers. Pressure cookers are ...

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New companies, shutdowns both rise at fast pace in Vietnam: data

A total of 36,626 companies in Vietnam were closed in the first six months, or around 203 shutdowns a day, according to new data released by the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Among them, 5,507 have completed procedures for dissolution, up 17 percent from the same period last year. The rest were temporarily ...

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How Fast Are the TIE Fighters in That Star Wars Teaser?

The First Order is coming. Tune in to Monday Night Football on @ESPN for a new look at #TheForceAwakens. — Star Wars (@starwars) October 19, 2015 Everyone was excited to see the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, but I found this short teaser video more interesting. In it, ...

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