Thursday, August 13, 2015

Some Science News Items

Here are some news stories of a scientific nature:

From The Christian Science Monitor, scientists have discovered the smallest exoplanet seen by a telescope.  (It still has twice the mass of Jupiter.)

From Science Daily, researchers from the United States, Ireland and Singapore have altered the magnetic properties of a film of LaMnO3 by changing its thickness.

From The Daily Star, listening to music before, after, and even during surgery has been shown to decrease the need for pain-killers.

And from Mashable, the European spacecraft Rosetta, currently orbiting Comet 67P, has remained healthy after experiencing the comet's perihelion.

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