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Physics - Earth Sciences - 12.07.2010
NASA and Microsoft Provide Mars 3-D Close Encounter
WASHINGTON - NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provide viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.

Computer Science - Physics - 12.07.2010
Photo competition captures engineering's burning issues
Photo competition captures engineering’s burning issues
Nano-sized beauty, cutting-edge scientific advances and glimpses of remarkable humanitarian initiatives in distant parts of the world have all been captured in this year's Engineering photo competition at the University of Cambridge.

Physics - Electroengineering - 12.07.2010
Researchers create fibers that can detect and produce sound
Researchers create fibers that can detect and produce sound
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. For centuries, "man-made fibers" meant the raw stuff of clothes and ropes; in the information age, it's come to mean the filaments of glass that carry data in communications networks.

Physics - Social Sciences - 12.07.2010
U of M project digitizes immigrant love letters
U of M project digitizes immigrant love letters
“A Heart Connects Us: Immigrant Letters and the Experience of Migration” provides insight into letters written between 1850 and 1970 MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (07/12/2010) —The

Chemistry - Physics - 09.07.2010
University team travel to 'Armageddon'
University team travel to ‘Armageddon’
A University of Manchester team ventured to 'Armageddon' to take part in an archaeological workshop using their pioneering techniques.

Physics - Environment - 09.07.2010
Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances
Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances
The first batch of a new range of powerful superconductors which could revolutionise the production of machines like hospital MRI scanners and protect the national grid has been developed by scientists. Engineers at the University of Cambridge used new techniques to manufacture high-temperature superconducting materials, producing samples that can carry record quantities of electrical current for their type and size.

Physics - Health - 09.07.2010
National conference on particle accelerators begins today
National conference on particle accelerators begins today
The director general of CERN will be presenting the recent exciting results from the Large Hadron Collider at a meeting at The University of Manchester today.

Physics - Event - 08.07.2010
Lab captures five R&D100 awards for 2010
Lab captures five R&D100 awards for 2010
Technologies include a greener explosive, superconducting and ultraconducting wires, a super high-speed camera, and a way to get fuel from algae with sound waves.

Physics - 08.07.2010
World’s Particle Physics Labs Take Amateur Photographers Behind the Scenes
Geneva, 8 July 2010 - Picture this: For the first time, amateur photographers around the world collide with the past, present and future of particle physics.

Physics - Chemistry - 08.07.2010
Protons – smaller than we thought
The proton – one of the smallest building-blocks of all matter – is even smaller than had previously been assumed. This discovery is the result of experiments carried out at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Villigen, Switzerland, by an international research team.

Environment - Physics - 07.07.2010
Stanford study: Heat waves could be common in U.S. by 2039
Stanford study: Heat waves could be common in U.S. by 2039
Exceptionally long heat waves and other hot events could become commonplace in the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study by Stanford University climate scientists.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 07.07.2010
NASA To Fly Into Hurricane Research This Summer
WASHINGTON - Three NASA aircraft will begin flights to study tropical cyclones on Aug. 15 during the agency's first major U.S.-based hurricane field campaign since 2001. The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes mission, or GRIP, will study the creation and rapid intensification of hurricanes.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 07.07.2010
NASA to Fly Into Hurricane Research this Summer
NASA to Fly Into Hurricane Research this Summer
PASADENA, Calif. Three NASA aircraft will begin flights to study tropical cyclones on Aug. 15 during the agency's first major U.S.-based hurricane field campaign since 2001.

Physics - Linguistics / Literature - 07.07.2010
Ransom gets Denis Johnson's papers
Ransom gets Denis Johnson's papers
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center , a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the papers of National Book Award winner Denis Johnson, author of "Jesus' Son" and "Tree of Smoke." Johnson was born in 1949 and published his first novel, "Angels," in 1983.

Physics - 06.07.2010
Planck Takes It All In
Planck Takes It All In
A new image from the Planck mission shows what it's been up to for the past year - surveying the entire sky for clues to our universal origins.

Physics - 06.07.2010
Cassini to Dive Low through Titan Atmosphere
Cassini to Dive Low through Titan Atmosphere
As American schoolchildren head out to pools for a summer splash, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be taking its own deep plunge through the Titan atmosphere this week.

Physics - 05.07.2010
Scientist reveals detailed view of far galaxies
Scientist reveals detailed view of far galaxies
One of the first areas on the sky observed by Herschel was the dense galaxy cluster Abell2218, which is so massive that it acts as a gigantic lens distorting the distant light and magnifying galaxies lying at great distances behind it. Amazing new views of distant galaxies as they were billions of years ago have been released by a team of scientists led by University of Sussex astrophysicist Seb Oliver.

Physics - Chemistry - 02.07.2010
Scientists observe one of the heaviest elements
Scientists observe one of the heaviest elements
Liverpool, UK - 2 July 2010: Scientists from the University of Liverpool have been part of an international team that have observed chemical element 114, one of the heaviest elements created to date. The creation of Element 114 was complex and required the use of dedicated particle accelerators. The innovative new setup TASCA (TransActinide Separator and Chemistry Apparatus), which was developed recently in Germany, was used by scientists to conduct the experiment.

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 01.07.2010
Next Mars Rover Sports a Set of New Wheels
Next Mars Rover Sports a Set of New Wheels
PASADENA, Calif. NASA's next Mars rover, Curiosity, is sitting pretty on a set of spiffy new wheels that would be the envy of any car show on Earth.

Physics - Economics / Business - 01.07.2010
Bright outlook for space scientists
The School of Physics along with Australia's space weather agency IPS Radio and Space Services have been awarded a 2010 Australian Research Council Linkage grant of $360,000 to fund space weather prediction via automated data analysis systems over the next three years.

Physics - Law - 01.07.2010
Laws of physics to blame for World Cup woes
Laws of physics to blame for World Cup woes
He's blamed altitude and a lack of winter break in the Premiere League, but perhaps Fabio Capello should be citing the laws of physics in explaining England's dismal performance in the 2010 World Cup.

Physics - 30.06.2010
Call for Media: Rosetta flyby of asteroid Lutetia on 10 July
Call for Media: Rosetta flyby of asteroid Lutetia on 10 July : The media are invited to ESA's Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, to follow Rosetta's encounter with asteroid Lutetia on 10 July, 18:00?23:00 CEST.

Physics - 30.06.2010
Shape-shifting structures on show at Royal Society's annual exhibition
Shape-shifting structures on show at Royal Society's annual exhibition
Scientists and engineers from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have been presenting some of their work on the development of, and science behind, novel "shape-shifting" structures at the Royal Society's Annual Summer Science Exhibition.

Physics - 30.06.2010
On a virtual Moon mission
I've been looking to write about Moon Zoo for a while now: it's a new citizen science project that enables web users to become virtual lunar explorers.

Environment - Physics - 30.06.2010
SMOS shines at symposium
SMOS shines at symposium 30 June 2010 Today, a focus at ESA's Living Planet Symposium is on the innovative SMOS mission, which recently became operational. Early results are proving very encouraging with its first observations due to be released in early July. ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite was launched in November to gather data on moisture in the surface layers of soil and salt in the surface of the oceans.

Physics - Life Sciences - 30.06.2010
Photonic future bright thanks to IPOS
Photonic future bright thanks to IPOS
The University of Sydney's Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) is set to present a year of research breakthroughs in photonics since its inception when it hosts its first symposium tomorrow and Friday.

Physics - 29.06.2010
Engineers Assess Dawn's Reaction Wheel
Engineers Assess Dawn’s Reaction Wheel
Engineers are studying the reaction wheels on NASA's Dawn spacecraft after automatic sensors detected excess friction building up in one of them and powered it off early on the morning of June 17, 2010.

Physics - 29.06.2010
MetOp-B is ESA test centre’s latest task of busy year
29 June 2010 A large section of the giant MetOp-B weather satellite has been lowered into ESA‘s largest vacuum chamber at the ESTEC Test Centre in the Netherlands, ready for engineers to subject it to prolonged space conditions ' their latest assignment in a busy year. ?2010 is turning out to be an extremely demanding year for the Test Centre,? said Gaetan Piret, head of the centre.

Chemistry - Physics - 29.06.2010
New molecular framework could lead to flexible solar cells
The Dichtel group in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology has developed a method to organize organic dyes into stacked, porous two-dimensional sheets. These materials may ultimately be incorporated into inexpensive, flexible solar cells. Those panels are effective, but they can also be expensive and unwieldy.

Chemistry - Physics - 28.06.2010
NASA Instrument Will Identify Clues to Martian Past
NASA Instrument Will Identify Clues to Martian Past
NASA's Curiosity rover, coming together for a late 2011 launch to Mars, has a newly installed component: a key onboard X-ray instrument for helping the mission achieve its goals. Researchers will use Curiosity in an intriguing area of Mars to search for modern or ancient habitable environments, including any that may have also been favorable for preserving clues about life and environment.

Physics - 28.06.2010
'Hitchhiker' EPOXI: Next Stop, Comet Hartley 2
’Hitchhiker’ EPOXI: Next Stop, Comet Hartley 2
NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft flew past Earth Sunday (June 27) at approximately 3:03 p.m. Pacific time (6:03 p.m. Eastern time), as planned.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 28.06.2010
Rocky mounds and a plateau on Mars
Rocky mounds and a plateau on Mars
28 June 2010 When Mars Express set sail for the crater named after Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, it found a windblown plateau and mysterious rocky mounds nearby.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 25.06.2010
Summer science exhibits on show
Summer science exhibits on show
Scientists from Oxford University are introducing visitors to this year's Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition to the wonders of viruses and tectonic plates.

Physics - Administration - 25.06.2010

Administration - Physics - 25.06.2010
NASA Retires First Data Relay Satellite After Stellar Career
WASHINGTON - After a long and successful career providing communications support, NASA's groundbreaking Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) 1 is retiring.

Physics - 25.06.2010
Space Station Crew Vehicle Will Move June 28 for Cargo Ship Arrival
MEDIA ADVISORY : M10-096 HOUSTON - NASA Television will broadcast live the repositioning of a Soyuz spacecraft docked to the International Space Station on Monday, June 28.

Physics - 25.06.2010
Earth to Lend Helping Hand to Comet Craft
Earth to Lend Helping Hand to Comet Craft
NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft will fly past Earth this Sunday (June 27). Mission navigators have tailored this trajectory so the spacecraft can "hitch a ride" on Earth's gravity field, which will help propel the mission toward its appointment with comet Hartley 2 this fall.

Architecture - Physics - 24.06.2010
Reflective Room at The Manchester Museum
Reflective Room at The Manchester Museum
An exciting new temporary structure - Reflective Room – is currently being constructed in The Manchester Museum's courtyard, due to be completed by 6 July 2010.

Physics - 23.06.2010
NASA Astronaut T.J. Creamer Available for TV Interviews on Challenges of Living and Working Aboard the Space Station
MEDIA ADVISORY : M10-094 HOUSTON - After more than five months living aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer will be available for satellite interviews from Houston between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 30.

Physics - Administration - 23.06.2010

Physics - 23.06.2010
Earth-like Planets May Be Ready for Their Close-Up
Earth-like Planets May Be Ready for Their Close-Up
Many scientists speculate that our galaxy could be full of places like Pandora from the movie "Avatar" - Earth-like worlds in solar systems besides our own. That doesn't mean such worlds have been easy to find, however. Of the 400-plus planets so far discovered, none could support life as we know it on Earth.

Physics - Environment - 23.06.2010
Swiss Energy Research in the European Alliance
Swiss Energy Research in the European Alliance
The development of pathways towards a sustainable energy supply is one of the most urgent technical challenges facing us today.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 22.06.2010

Physics - Electroengineering - 22.06.2010

Physics - 22.06.2010
Wonders of space brought down to Earth
Wonders of space brought down to Earth
An international research conference discussing the fate of the Sun and other stars is being held by The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics.

Physics - 22.06.2010
Hubble captures bubbles and baby stars
Hubble captures bubbles and baby stars
22 June 2010 The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures a complex network of gas clouds and star clusters within our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Physics - History / Archeology - 22.06.2010

Physics - Chemistry - 21.06.2010

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