Open Questions Chronicle

[OQC Home] [Open Questions] [Site Map] [Previous] [Next]

Volume 11, Number 34
August 20, 2012


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Phoenix cluster
Universe simulation
Natural quasicrystals

Technology

Life sciences

Waste clearance system of brain
Bacteria, choanoflagellates, and multicellularity

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Health and medicine



Physical sciences


Phoenix cluster

References:
  1. August 15, 2012 - Phoenix cluster sets record pace at forming stars - also here, here
  2. August 15, 2012 - Phoenix cluster sets record pace at forming stars
  3. August 15, 2012 - Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace at Forming Stars
  4. August 15, 2012 - Record-breaking galaxy cluster discovered
  5. August 15, 2012 - Giant galaxy cluster sets record pace for star creation
  6. August 15, 2012 - Massive Galaxy Cluster Finally Acts as Predicted
  7. August 15, 2012 - Extreme Galaxy Cluster Birthing Stars at Excessive Rate
  8. August 15, 2012 - NSF's South Pole Telescope discovers a galaxy cluster creating stars at a record pace - also here
  9. August 15, 2012 - Giant galaxy cluster sets record pace for star creation
  10. August 15, 2012 - Astronomers reassured by record-breaking star formation in huge galaxy cluster
  11. August 15, 2012 - A Galaxy Cluster With a High Birth Rate
  12. August 15, 2012 - Galaxy cluster's 'starburst' surprises astronomers
  13. August 15, 2012 - Galactic busy-bee solves star conundrum
  14. August 15, 2012 - Most massive and luminous galaxy cluster identified
  15. August 16, 2012 - Galaxy Cluster Spawns Stars Faster Than Any In Known Universe
  16. August 16, 2012 - Record-breaking galaxy cluster found
  17. August 16, 2012 - Giant cluster phenomenally fertile
  18. August 17, 2012 - Unexpected burst of star formation re-ignites the Phoenix Cluster
Technical papers:
  1. A Massive, Cooling-Flow-Induced Starburst in the Core of a Highly Luminous Galaxy Cluster
Background


Universe simulation

References:
  1. August 15, 2012 - Recreating a Slice of the Universe
  2. August 22, 2012 - How to grow a universe - just add a supercomputer
Background


Natural quasicrystals

References:
  1. August 16, 2012 - Earth's natural quasicrystals were delivered from outer space
Background



Technology



Life sciences


Waste clearance system of brain

References:
  1. August 15, 2012 - Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Cleansing System in Brain
  2. August 15, 2012 - Neuroscientists Discover Cranial Cleansing System - also here
  3. August 15, 2012 - Scientists Discover How Brains Keep Clean
  4. August 15, 2012 - Waste disposal network discovered in the brain
  5. August 15, 2012 - Brain's hidden sewers revealed
  6. August 17, 2012 - The Brain's Gutters, Discovered
Background


Bacteria, choanoflagellates, and multicellularity

References:
  1. August 15, 2012 - Bacteria Breed Multicellularity?
  2. August 15, 2012 - Researchers find bacteria causes a single celled organism to form colonies
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior



Health and medicine


Copyright © 2012 by Charles Daney, All Rights Reserved