Archive: 12/11/2013

Image: Yellowknife Bay formation on Mars

This mosaic of images from Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam) shows geological members of the Yellowknife Bay formation. The scene has the Sheepbed mudstone in the foreground and rises up through Gillespie ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Countdown starts for UA-led asteroid mission

(Phys.org) —With OSIRIS-REx, the first spacecraft destined to return a sample from a primitive asteroid, still taking shape, the mission's University of Arizona-led team started the official countdown clock on ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Multinationals boost Ireland but jobs go unfilled

Many of the world's leading tech companies call Ireland home, providing a boost for the cash-strapped nation but huge employment opportunities are being missed as Ireland marks the end of its bailout on Sunday.

Dec 11, 2013
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Cobalt-60 still sitting in Mexican cornfield

A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 is still sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago after being abandoned by thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said Tuesday.

Dec 11, 2013
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Online game addiction law divides SKorea

A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government ...

Dec 11, 2013
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