Atlantis readies for Columbus mission
Source: ESA Posted: 7/14/07 Excitement is building on both sides of the Atlantic as the long-awaited launch of ESA’s Columbus space laboratory grows closer, as NASA starts processing Shuttle Atlantis in preparation for the mission.
On a Wire or in a Fiber, a Wave is a Wave
Source: Brown Posted: 7/14/07 Researchers at Brown and Stanford have shown that a simple analytical model can describe the wave nature of surface plasmon polaritons.
Scientist uncovers Earth's mysterious layer
Source: ASU Posted: 7/1/07 Laboratory measurements of a high-pressure mineral believed to exist deep within the Earth show that the mineral may not, as geophysicists hoped, have the right properties to explain a mysterious layer lying just above the planet's core.
NASA Prepares for Performing New Science on the Moon
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 7/1/07 NASA has selected proposals, including two from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., for future lunar science activities. In addition, the agency has established two new programs that will enhance research made possible by the Vision for Space Exploration.
'Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.'