Archive: 07/04/2011

ALBA storage ring reaches 100 mA

The commissioning of the ALBA Storage Ring started on Tuesday 8th of March 2011 at 14:00h. Within one day the beam made few turns around the machine, and on the 13th of March, after switching on the RF, the beam was stored.

dateApr 07, 2011 in General Physics
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Thermophiles lurking in your basement

Ever wondered what exotic life forms may be lurking in the dark, hidden corners of your home? Scientists wonder too. Studies have shown that our modern plumbing systems provide sanctuary to a menagerie of microbes. A new ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Regimes won't halt climate change

The director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute delivered a pessimistic assessment Tuesday (April 5) of the chances for significant U.S. climate change legislation, calling on the world’s academics to help ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Environment
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Next Mars rover nears completion

( -- Assembly and testing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is far enough along that the mission's rover, Curiosity, looks very much as it will when it is investigating Mars.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Fatal crashes fall among teen drivers

Programs that create some common-sense restrictions when young drivers get behind the wheel have helped cut the rate of deadly crashes by more than half. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at fatal ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Health
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