New way to grow microwires
Source: MIT Posted: 2/15/11 Researchers find simple, inexpensive method to produce silicon wires for sensors, batteries and solar cells.
Five Things About NASA's Valentine's Day Comet
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 2/13/11 Here are five facts you should know about NASA's Stardust-NExT spacecraft as it prepares for a Valentine's 'date' with comet Tempel 1. Feel free to sing along!
No direct link between black holes and Dark Matter
Source: MPE-MPG Posted: 2/13/11 Scientists have now conducted an extensive study of galaxies to prove that black hole mass is not directly related to the mass of the Dark Matter halo but rather seems to be determined by the formation of the galaxy bulge.
'The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poets, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.'