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NASA’s Fermi telescope confirms star wreck as source of extreme cosmic particles

Illustration of NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope at work. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab Astronomers have long sought the launch sites for some of the highest-energy protons in our galaxy. Now a study using 12 years of data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms that one supernova remnant is just …

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Scientists uncover ancient source of oxygen that could have fueled life on early Earth

Powerful earthquakes that shook Earth some 3.8 billion years ago split open the planet’s crust and allowed chemical reactions to unfold deep within the fractured rock. These reactions, fueled by seismic activity, water and near-boiling temperatures, may have provided oxygen to some of the world’s earliest life forms, a new study suggests.  This oxygen would …

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DreamWorks Animation to Release MoonRay as Open Source

GLENDALE — DreamWorks Animation has just announced their intent to release their proprietary production renderer, MoonRay, as open source software later this year.  MoonRay is DreamWorks’ state-of-the-art MCRT renderer, which has been used on feature films such as How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Croods: A New Age, The Bad Guys, as well …

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Cosmic Buckyballs Could Be The Source of Mysterious Infrared Light

Scientists may have just tracked down the source of some mysterious infrared glows detected emanating from stars and clouds of interstellar dust and gas. These Unidentified Infrared Emission (UIE) bands have baffled scientists for decades; according to a theoretical new work, at least some of these bands can be produced by highly ionized buckminsterfullerene, more …

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NYC McDonald’s worker shot over cold French fries, police source says

The suspect who shot a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker and left him clinging to life had been arguing with him over cold French fries, a high-ranking police source said Tuesday. The 23-year-old victim, who is fighting for his life at Brookdale Hospital, was working in the fast-food joint at 1531 Fulton St. in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 7 …

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Source: Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve a six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct, disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson ruled Monday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Watson will not be fined, the source told Schefter. Robinson’s comprehensive 15-page conclusion stated that though Watson violated the personal …

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