Saturday, September 30, 2006
something that has never before been seen clearly on the icy
planet. Scientist do not know what makes it dark and why it is
Its more distant neighbor, Neptune, has displayed prominent
dark spots from time to time. They also display a puzzling
range of behaviors, sometimes moving back and forth in latitude,
and sometimes changing shape with time.
Friday, September 29, 2006
Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered genetic switches, they think can lead to a way to turn on these dormant genes. The result? A person who lost a limb might be able to generate a new one.
"All of a sudden, this becomes not so much science fiction but really a challenging science problem," said Dr. Stephen Badylak of the University of Pittsburgh, who is coordinating one of the research teams. "This particular project to regrow digits and limbs on humans is kind of like saying we're going to go to the moon."
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Working inside a custom-made operating block, three surgeons, backed by two anaesthetists and a team of army parachutists, will remove a fatty tumour from the forearm of an intrepid volunteer over the course of a three-hour flight.
Saturday, September 23, 2006
Friday, September 22, 2006
Teams of rocketeers are readying their vehicles for the Lunar Lander Challenge to be held live October 20-21 at the Las Cruces International Airport in southern New Mexico.The Vertical Lander Challenge (VLC) and Lunar Lander Challenge (LLC) presented by NASA are designed to speed up the commercial development of a vehicle capable of ferrying cargo or humans back and forth between the surface of the Moon and low lunar orbit.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
The spacecraft, which entered the orbit of Saturn in July 2004, also revealed other dazzling features of the ringed planet, including wispy fingers of icy material stretching out tens of thousands of miles from the moon
The spacecraft, which entered the orbit of Saturn in July 2004, also revealed other dazzling features of the ringed planet, including wispy fingers of icy material stretching out tens of thousands of miles from the moon Enceladus.
Monday, September 18, 2006
Sunday, September 17, 2006
One possible application mentioned was the generation of high-quality X-Rays for nano-science.
Friday, September 15, 2006
A SASER, is the acoustic analog of a laser. Instead of a feedback-built potent wave of electromagnetic radiation, a saser would deliver a potent ultrasound wave.
In 2006, that's not so far from reality.
Yotam Margalit, the director of marketing for General Electric's homeland security group, offered details Wednesday of a project intended to modernize security at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Thursday, September 14, 2006
Eris' moon also received a formal name: Dysnomia, the daughter of Eris known as the spirit of lawlessness
She now has partial use of the arm that she lost — and she controls it with her thoughts.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
astronomers have found signs that the early stages of this assembly process were going on between 700 and 900 million years after the big bang.
The hypothetical device, is based on a controversial theory about the fabric of the universe, could potentially allow a spacecraft to travel to Mars in three hours and journey to a star 11 light years away in just 80 days.
Friday, September 08, 2006
Thursday, September 07, 2006
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Sunday, September 03, 2006
The ultimate goal is to explore different technologies that could lead to the development of the long sought after "space elevator"