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Science: October 2011 Archives

Science: The Murderous Milky Way

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

According to new research, the Milky Way started out as a killer galaxy, eating up stars and anything else that got in its way.  The discovery may help explain why galaxies like our own have so few small satellite galaxies buzzing around them. Night Sky Guy Andrew Fazekas has the story.

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Science: The Sound of Weather

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

According to new research, weather was on the mind of many classical composers as they wrote their masterpieces. Two British atmospheric scientists have published the first scientific survey of weather conditions in classical music. Our science columnist, Michael Bhardwaj, has the story.

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Science: Turkey Tires Me Out!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Science guy Michael Bhardwaj looks at the post-Thanksgiving dinner nap and explains that it's more than just the tryptophan in the turkey that's making us sleepy.

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