Archive: 11/04/2012

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 the Head of Roscosmos ...

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 rings (each ring ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in General Physics
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Rescuing endangered wild orchids from a man-made flood

You may have heard stories about emergency rescues of plants or animals from habitats facing imminent destruction. This is one of those stories, except that the scope of the rescue is unprecedented and the transplantation ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Ecology
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