Archive: 05/08/2013

What left these spooky trails in the sky?

Ball lightning? Spectral orbs? Swamp gas? Early this morning, May 7, these eerie glowing trails were seen in the sky above the Marshall Islands and were captured on camera by NASA photographer John Grant. ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Cold atoms for quantum technology

Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory, University of Strathclyde, Imperial College London and University of Glasgow have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Mexico volcano covers towns in ash

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano has spewed ash over several towns in the central state of Puebla, just 55 kilometers (35 miles) southeast of Mexico City, but the country's capital was spared.

dateMay 08, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Cyberattacks a growing irritant in US-China ties

(AP)—Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the U.S., lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Internet
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