Archive: 05/02/2009

Astronomers spot cosmic dust fountain

( -- Space dust annoys astronomers just as much as the household variety when it interferes with their observations of distant stars. And yet space dust also poses one of the great mysteries of astronomy.

dateFeb 05, 2009 in Astronomy
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Researchers Test Steep-Terrain Rover

( -- Engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and students at the California Institute of Technology have designed and tested a versatile, low-mass robot that can rappel off cliffs, travel nimbly over steep ...

dateFeb 05, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Researchers observe evolution chain reaction

( -- A team of researchers are reporting the ongoing emergence of a new species of fruit fly--and the sequential development of a new species of wasp--in the February 6 issue of the journal Science.

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