Physics and Astronomy News Archive: February 2008
The joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission to study the sun and its influence on surrounding space is likely to cease operations in the next few months.
Bye, Bye Ulysses
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 2/27/08
A new electron microscope is enabling scientists for the first time to form images that uniquely identify individual atoms in a crystal and see how those atoms bond to one another. And in living color.
Source: Cornell Posted: 2/27/08
Researchers have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a basic operating room tool for patching up surgical wounds or internal injuries.
MIT Creates Gecko-Inspired Bandage
Source: MIT Posted: 2/27/08