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Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.10.2009
IBEX satellite finds ribbon-like structure at edge of heliosphere
IBEX satellite finds ribbon-like structure at edge of heliosphere
The NASA IBEX mission has sent back data that indicates a "noodle soup" of solar material has accumulated at the outer fringes of the heliosphere bubble. Science paper to describe unexpected structural features shown by LANL camera The invisible structures of space are becoming less so, as scientists look out to the far edges of the solar wind bubble that separates our solar system from the interstellar cloud through which it flies.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2009
Switzerland has sent its first satellite into space
Switzerland has sent its first satellite into space
SwissCube, the first Swiss satellite in history—extremely small —has been successfully launched from the Sriharikota space station in India.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.06.2009
A new technology revolutionizes solar cells
An international group of researchers has developed and tested a new generation of photovoltaic cells in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.02.2009
Who cares about the fourth dimension?
Viennese scientists are trying to understand the mysteries of the holographic principle: How many dimensions are there in our universe? Some of the brightest minds of the world are doing research work in this sector - and still have not succeeded so far: Creating a unified theory of quantum gravitation is often considered to be the "Holy Grail" of modern science.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.02.2009
Who cares about the fourth dimension?
Viennese scientists are trying to understand the mysteries of the holographic principle: How many dimensions are there in our universe? Some of the brightest minds of the world are doing research work in this sector - and still have not succeeded so far: Creating a unified theory of quantum gravitation is often considered to be the ‘Holy Grail' of modern science.