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Hubble Spots Big Bang Frontiers: 250 New Galaxies Discovered

It took 12 billion years for the light from these galaxies to reach the Hubble Space Telescope , and this enabled scientists to trace back the galaxies at their earliest forms. Other coauthors represent the Observatoire de Lyon, Aix Marseille Université, and CNRS in France; the Université de Genéve in Switzerland; the University of Hawaii and the University of Arizona in the US.

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VMware barely floats as Dell sharks circle

The problem for VMWare shareholders is that attaining that Top 5 status in a business now dominated by Amazon and Microsoft is going to take massive investment in equipment and infrastructure. "Hence we move to the sidelines". Zacks has "Buy" rating and $89 price target. The new business will be jointly owned by VMware and EMC . Interestingly, while all of the acquisition talk was swirling around parent EMC -VMW released its vRealize Suite at VMworld Europe in Barcelona and it ...

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Stay Woke: Scientists Discover That Crocodiles Sleep With One Eye Open

Three juvenile saltwater crocodiles were taken from northern Queensland to a large aquarium at La Trobe University and filmed 24 hours a day. Researchers found the crocodiles opened one eye when they provided artificial stimulus to the tank.

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Nasa animation shows star torn apart by black hole

The event is the closest so-called "tidal disruption" discovered in ten years, and is described in a paper published this week in the journal Nature . Gas often falls toward black holes by spiraling inward in a disk. The researchers determined that the X-rays being produced come from material that either is very close to or is actually in the smallest possible stable orbit around the black hole.

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Tropical storm Patricia forms in Pacific off Mexico

The low pressure area that was designated as System 97E on October 20 developed into the Eastern Pacific Ocean's twentieth tropical depression of the season at 11 a.m. Forecasters say a tropical storm has formed off the Mexican coast and could strengthen into a hurricane on Thursday. The storm has maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour (97 km/hr), which are expected to strengthen over the next couple days, and is moving toward the west at 16 mph (26 km/h).

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LG's Nexus 5X smartphone available in key markets worldwide

Designed by Google and built by a hardware partner that changes year-by-year, they present a clean, unbloated version of the search giant's mobile operating system. Here, readers can find out which device out of the two stands out with regard to battery life. Google announced the LG Nexus 5x last month and last week the device was announced in India .