MIT scientists create fiber webs that see
Source: MIT Posted: 7/10/06 In a radical departure from conventional lens-based optics, MIT scientists have developed a sophisticated optical system made of mesh-like webs of light-detecting fibers.
Secret GPS Codes Cracked
Source: Cornell Posted: 7/10/06 Members of Cornell's GPS Lab have cracked the so-called pseudo random number (PRN) codes of Europe's first global navigation satellite.
Can you hear me now? Not on Mars
Source: PSU Posted: 7/1/06 It may be difficult for two people to have a conversation on Mars, according to a research paper by Penn State scientists.
A Link Between Rainfall and Magnetism
Source: NSF Posted: 7/1/06 Scientists at UCLA and the Santa Fe Institute have gained a deeper insight into rainfall patterns and atmospheric dynamics by using techniques originally developed for magnetic materials.
Leicester Leads Leap Into ‘Inner Space’ Void
Source: Leicester Posted: 7/1/06 The University of Leicester is leading a three-nation consortium in a ‘fantastic voyage’ to explore empty space - with potential benefits that have only been explored in the realms of science fiction.