Archive: 04/11/2012

Rage against the machine

April 2012 marks the bicentenary of the high-water mark of the Luddite rebellion – but new research suggests that the movement may be celebrated for the wrong reasons.

dateApr 11, 2012 in Other
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Will Russia rescue ExoMars?

After NASA was forced to back out the joint ExoMars mission with the European Space Agency due to budget constraints, ESA went looking for help with the planned multi-vehicle Mars mission. Now, reportedly ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Size matters - even for molecules

Two electrons that are emitted from a large molecule by a single photon may originate from far apart within that molecule. In a recent study on hydrocarbon molecules consisting of one to five fused benzene ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in General Physics
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