NSF grant to support research on colloidal materials The University of Delaware’s Eric Furst is leading one of five projects recently selected to conduct fluid dynamics investigations in the International Space Station’s U.S. National Laboratory.
Findings by UCLA-led team hold promise for new ways to protect telecommunication and navigation satellites New findings by a UCLA-led international team of researchers answer a fundamental question about our space environment and will help scientists develop methods to protect … Continue reading →
Study by UCLA researchers and others could explain mysterious plasma waves in space In the 1960s, NASA launched six satellites to study the Earth’s atmosphere, magnetosphere and the space between Earth and the moon. Using observations from those satellites, Christopher … Continue reading →
Viertes CCF-Experiment auf der ISS erfolgreich abgeschlossen Blasenfrei Treibstoff zapfen: Das ist kein Problem an der Tankstelle um die Ecke – sehr wohl aber im Weltraum, wo es keine Schwerkraft gibt. Heute ging die vierte und letzte Experimentserie des Strömungsexperimentes … Continue reading →
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have uncovered evidence Saturn’s moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean of liquid water, furthering scientific interest in the moon as a potential home to extraterrestrial microbes. Researchers theorized the presence of an … Continue reading →
On January 24, the journal Nature published an article entitled “There are no black holes.” 1 It doesn’t take much to spark controversy in the world of physics…But what does this really mean? In a brief article published on arXiv, … Continue reading →
Noble gas molecules have been detected in space for the first time in the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, by astronomers at UCL. Led by Professor Mike Barlow (UCL Physics & Astronomy) the team used ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory to … Continue reading →
Talk about a precious stone — the largest piece of the only known meteorite from the planet Mercury has found its way to Yale, where it is now on display at the Peabody Museum of Natural History. Known as NWA … Continue reading →