Physics and Astronomy News Archive: November 2005
Max Planck researchers in Garching/Germany demonstrate quantum chaos during atom ionisation for the first time.
Quantum chaos demonstrated during atom ionisation for the first time
Source: Max-Planck Soc. Posted: 11/9/05
The European spacecraft Venus Express has been successfully placed into a trajectory that will take it on its journey from Earth towards its destination of the planet Venus, which it will reach next April.
Venus Express en route to probe the planet's hidden mysteries
Source: ESA Posted: 11/9/05
Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have recorded a massive star moving at more than 2.6 million kilometres per hour. Stars are not born with such large velocities.
Speeding Star Observed with VLT Hints at Massive Black Hole
Source: ESO Posted: 11/9/05
Scientists using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope say they have detected light that may be from the earliest objects in the universe. If confirmed, the observation provides a glimpse of an era more than 13 billion years ago.
Scientists See Light That May Be From First Objects in Universe
Source: NASA Posted: 11/9/05