Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2007
For the first time, geologists have extracted intact rock samples from two miles beneath the surface of the San Andreas Fault, the infamous rupture that runs 800 miles along the length of California.
Geologists Recover Rocks From San Andreas Fault
Source: NSF Posted: 10/7/07
Research team at MIT is making progress at understanding high-temperature superconductors by using scanning tunneling microscopy techniques.
Physics Professor Probes Superconductivity
Source: MIT Posted: 10/7/07
The evidence for dark matter is becoming overwhelming, and we may be a step closer to the identification of its nature.
Shining Light On Mysterious 'Dark Matter'
Source: FSU Posted: 10/7/07
Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled for launch on October 23rd to deliver Harmony 2 module to the International Space Station.
Discovery at the Pad
Source: NASA Posted: 10/7/07