Archive: 10/02/2012

What does a nebula sound like?

What do things sound like out in the cosmos? Of course, sound waves can’t travel through the vacuum of space; however, electromagnetic waves can. These electromagnetic waves can be recorded by devices called spectrographs ...

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Engineering images bring life to submerged city

( -- Photo-realistic 3D mapping and digital reconstruction of an ancient underwater city in Greece have earned a team from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies top honours ...

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Engineering
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New power source discovered

( -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and RMIT University have made a breakthrough in energy storage and power generation.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Streams need trees to withstand climate change

( -- More than twenty years of biological monitoring have confirmed the importance of vegetation for protecting Australia's freshwater streams and rivers against the ravages of drought and climate change.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Environment
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Searching for planets in clouds of dust

( -- A UA astronomy research team was awarded a $600,000 grant for technology development under NASA’s Explorer mission program. The mission would send a space telescope high above Earth's surface to watch ...

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Space Exploration
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