Archive: 02/06/2006

Microscopic View on Mars

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit used its microscopic imager to capture this spectacular, jagged mini-landscape on a rock called "GongGong." Measuring only 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) across, this surface ...

Feb 06, 2006 4.4 / 5 (21) 0

Ames Lab innovation key to a 'lead-free' Europe

Lead has long been recognized as a highly toxic material that can cause brain damage. Its use in paint was banned in 1978 and it was later removed from gasoline to further protect human health. But a burgeoning source – ...

Feb 06, 2006 4.2 / 5 (9) 0