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Dark Energy Survey releases the most precise look at the universe's evolution

The Dark Energy Survey has imaged roughly 5,000 square degrees of the southern sky. Photo credit: Reidar Hahn, Fermilab

Largest sample of galaxies surveyed over an enormous piece of the sky

New results from the Dark Energy Survey, or DES, use the largest-ever sample of galaxies over an enormous piece of the sky to produce the most precise measurements of the universe's composition and growth to date. Scientists funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation found that the way matter is distributed throughout the universe is consistent with predictions in the standard cosmological model, the best current model of the universe.

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N₂O - Where Science Meets Fun

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Get relaxed - it's time for Friday Science Jokes

An unknown author once said: 

"Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused". 

We will rephrase him as follows - 

"Blessed are they who can laugh at science jokes, for then, they can laugh at almolst anything".


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What is the bioeconomy and how could it help fight climate change?

A circular bioeconomy turns waste streams into new products. Image credit - Josh Power / Unsplash

Bioeconomy

A circular bioeconomy – which turns renewable biological resources and waste streams into new products – is at the heart of the EU's efforts to slash its carbon emissions while also maintaining economic growth. But what does a bioeconomy look like and how do we get there?

Horizon Magazine asked five young experts and activists what the bioeconomy means to them – and what needs to happen for it to become a reality.

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Schönbrunn Palace - Where All the Magic Happens

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The Pearl in the Crown of the Habsburgs

There is one place in Vienna, which is a must-visit for anybody, who is spending time in the city. Home to Maria Theresa, Princes Sisi, Franz Joseph, and many more, the palace is a remarkable example of the beautiful harmony between Baroque and Rococo. Centuries-old, the summer residence of the Habsburgs is still one of the most magnetic views in the Austrian capital. Nowadays all of us can enter the imperial world and walk the footsteps of the legendary inhabitants of the palace.

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SWS Journal of Earth & Planetary Sciences

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EPS Journal

SWS Journal of Earth & Planetary Sciences (EPS) is a quarterly multidisciplinary peer-reviewed academic research journal, published online in Vienna, Austria by SGEM WORLD SCIENCE (SWS) International Society.

We believe that science, and knowledge in general, are supposed to be shared and accessible for everyone. Therefore, our journal, which is issued both online and on paper, is completely open access (Online ISSN 2664-0090), thereby aspiring to facilitate communication among scientists from all around the world and to encourage individual researchers in publishing their scientific work.

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