Archive: 12/02/2010

What Do Students Know?

Black holes, frozen worlds, the "big bang," supernovae -- when it comes to telling strange and compelling stories, astronomy and space science educators can draw upon these and other denizens of a celestial zoo more outlandish ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Positioning with awiloc

With awiloc, the WLAN positioning technology, Fraunhofer researchers present new tools and an adaptable portfolio of services for building reference databases to be used throughout Europe. The technology will enable partners ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Telecom
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Plant breeding helps revive western rangelands

For more than two decades, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have been developing new grasses and forages that can hold their own on the rugged rangelands of the western United States. As a result of that work, ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Ecology
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Measuring the Speed of Noble 'Bubbles'

( -- Using a layer of noble gas "bubbles," scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory devised a straightforward way to measure how fast molecules diffuse in supercooled liquids. Working at temperatures ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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