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Thank you Google for continued innovation.
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Innovation continued for Google you thank.
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The launches are many these day(s)!

I've already my p5 on order.... screw it, I'm gonna get my daughter the p6! Click, order, done. Delivery in 6 to 8 weeks!
 
Launching Google Panda, simply cute ;-)
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Hidden gem. This instrumental funk is not what you expect from the Beastie Boys but check it out none the less.
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I never viewed the Beastie Boys as a "Rap" Group... They certainly used rap as an important element in their musical expression, but already on "Licensed to Ill" they went beyond. So to me, this was a logical progression. :-)
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Say it ain't so Jo(n)!


NYTimes: Jon Stewart Will Be Leaving ‘The Daily Show’ on a Career High Note
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Comedy Central confirmed in a statement that Mr. Stewart, the longtime host of the satirical news show, was giving up his post, but said he would remain at the helm until later this year.
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Where will I get my news now?
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Two pager in NYT, World Series behind home plate... It's a long way from the no campaigns of the early 00s.
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Work is tough and strange post Halloween.
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Halloween lollypop with a leg and foot skeleton as the handle :-P
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My old team (including one of my previous reports) doing next gen work to find the silver lining... I'm actually excited about this!
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An exciting proposal I'm interested to learn more about.
 
Nice video about our proposed campus released today!
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We are days away from pitchers and catchers showing up to spring training and I've found a new (to me) snarky online blog. The boys of summer are near!
There's glory, always, in winning the World Series, but it doesn't take long to start wondering about the season ahead. Pablo Sandoval went away, and many
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Baby Picture

Every now and then in astronomy we’ll get an image that lets us actually see phenomena we have previously just deduced from other observations. The image above is one of them. It was taken by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), and shows an exoplanetary system in the process of forming. This isn’t an artistic rendering, it’s an actual image.

We’ve known for a while that planetary systems form along with a star. Known as the nebular model, the basic idea is that as a star forms within a large nebula (known as a stellar nursery) the surrounding gas and dust form an accretion disk around the star. Over time, protoplanets form within these disks, eventually clearing the system and becoming a planetary system such as our own solar system. We have a lot of evidence to support this model. We’ve observed stars forming within nebulae, and we have computer simulations showing how stars form an are cast out of a stellar nursery.  We’ve observed protoplanetary disks around young stars, and we have computer simulations showing how protoplanets begin forming within these disks. We’ve also found lots and lots of exoplanets. So we’ve known that out in the universe there are young stars where protoplanets are actively forming, we just haven’t observed them directly. Until now.

This particular image is of a star known as  HL Tauri. It is a young T-tauri type star about 450 light years away. The image was taken at wavelengths on the order of a millimeter, which is particularly good at penetrating the nebular material surrounding the young star. Because ALMA is an array of telescopes spread across 15 kilometers, it can capture images with a higher resolution than Hubble.

It’s the detail of this image that is astounding. Not only can you clearly see the disk, you can actually see gaps in the disk. These gaps are due to protoplanets either clearing the region of their orbit, or creating resonances within the disk to produce gaps, similar to the way Jupiter produces Kirkwood gaps in the asteroid belt. This image is crystal clear evidence of protoplanet formation, just as the nebular model predicts.

ALMA is still in its early stages. In a way, it is one of ALMA’s baby pictures as it gets up to speed. It also happens to be a baby picture of a whole new solar system.

Image: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)
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