Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2006
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz have developed a process with which longwave light from a normal light source can be converted to shortwave light.
A boost for solar cells with photon fusion
Source: Max Planck Society Posted: 10/15/06
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission have spied a new, continuously changing feature that provides circumstantial evidence that a comet or asteroid recently collided with Saturn's innermost ring, the faint D ring.
Saturns Rings Show Evidence of a Modern-Day Collision
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 10/15/06
Astronomers have made the first direct observation of distinct day and night temperatures on a planet orbiting another star.
UCF, UCLA Astronomers First to Measure Night and Day on Extrasolar Planet
Source: UCF Posted: 10/15/06
Making atomic clocks even more accurate? That is exactly what the team of scientists from University of Navada set out to do.
Physicists make atomic clock breakthrough
Source: UNR Posted: 10/15/06