Archive: 01/12/2011

SOFIA opens new window on star formation in Orion

A mid-infrared mosaic image from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, offers new information about processes of star formation in and around the nebula Messier 42 in the constellation ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Astronomy
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High-pressure division

To be able to divide, a cell must first of all create enough space for itself in the tissue. How cells do that was a mystery, until now. Researchers from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Features on asteroid revealed by radar

(PhysOrg.com) -- Radar imaging at NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in the California desert on Dec. 11 and 12, 2010, revealed defining characteristics of recently discovered asteroid 2010 JL33. The images ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Space Exploration
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