Physics and Astronomy News Archive: November 2014

Image: Philae Probe Lands on the Rosetta Comet
Philae Probe Lands on the Rosetta Comet
Source: ESA   Posted: 11/12/14
ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.

Image: New Technique for Generating Electricity Demonstrated
New Technique for Generating Electricity Demonstrated
Source: VTT   Posted: 11/10/14
Scientists have demonstrated a new technique for generating electrical energy from mechanical vibrations.

Image: Astronomers Solve Puzzle About Bizarre Object at the Center of our Galaxy
Astronomers Solve Puzzle About Bizarre Object at the Center of our Galaxy
Source: UCLA   Posted: 11/5/14
Latest research suggests enormous black hole drove two binary stars to merge into one.