Mars Visible This Month
Source: UofM Posted: 10/26/05 Sky watchers can view a brighter Mars, as it converges closer to Earth at 43.1 million miles (69 million kilometers) around 10:19 p.m. EST on Oct. 29.
Magnetic Nanoparticles Assembled into Long Chains
Source: NIST Posted: 10/26/05 Chains of 1 million magnetic nanoparticles have been assembled and disassembled in a solution of suspended particles in a controlled way, scientists at the NIST report.
Hubble Prospects For Resources on The Moon
Source: NASA Posted: 10/26/05 NASA scientists are using the Hubble Space Telescope to hunt for resources, such as oxygen, that are essential for people to survive and to sustain their existence on the lunar surface.
The 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded
Source: Nobel.se Posted: 10/9/05 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2005 to R. Glauber, J. Hall and T. Hansch.
Adaptive optics produces ultrasharp images of sunspot
Source: NSO Posted: 10/9/05 Advanced technologies now available at the NSF's Dunn Solar Telescope at Sunspot, NM, are revealing striking details inside sunspots and hint at features remaining to be discovered in solar activity.
In a Flash NASA Helps Solve 35-year-old Cosmic Mystery
Source: NASA Posted: 10/9/05 Scientists have solved a 35-year-old mystery of the origin of powerful, split-second flashes of light called short gamma-ray bursts. These flashes, brighter than a billion suns yet lasting only a few milliseconds, have been simply too fast to catch... until now.
'Natural science does not simply describe and explain nature, it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.'