MIT scientists create fiber webs that see
Source: MIT Posted: 7/10/06 In a radical departure from conventional lens-based optics, MIT scientists have developed a sophisticated optical system made of mesh-like webs of light-detecting fibers.
Secret GPS Codes Cracked
Source: Cornell Posted: 7/10/06 Members of Cornell's GPS Lab have cracked the so-called pseudo random number (PRN) codes of Europe's first global navigation satellite.
Can you hear me now? Not on Mars
Source: PSU Posted: 7/1/06 It may be difficult for two people to have a conversation on Mars, according to a research paper by Penn State scientists.
A Link Between Rainfall and Magnetism
Source: NSF Posted: 7/1/06 Scientists at UCLA and the Santa Fe Institute have gained a deeper insight into rainfall patterns and atmospheric dynamics by using techniques originally developed for magnetic materials.
Leicester Leads Leap Into ‘Inner Space’ Void
Source: Leicester Posted: 7/1/06 The University of Leicester is leading a three-nation consortium in a ‘fantastic voyage’ to explore empty space - with potential benefits that have only been explored in the realms of science fiction.
'I beseech you to take interest in these sacred domains so expressively called laboratories. Ask that there be more and that they be adorned for these are the temples of the future, wealth and well-being. It is here that humanity will grow, strengthen and improve. Here, humanity will learn to read progress and individual harmony in the works of nature, while humanity's own works are all too often those of barbarism, fanaticism and destruction.'