A new use for gold
Source: MIT Posted: 6/11/10 Engineers turn a drawback — the stickiness of gold nanoparticles — into an advantage.
Two Peas in an Irregular Pod
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 6/1/10 Our sun may be an only child, but most of the stars in the galaxy are actually twins. New observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope are acting like sonograms to reveal the early birth process of snug twin stars.
'To myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.'