Archive: 12/03/2008

Astronomers find grains of sand around distant stars

In a find that sheds light on how Earth-like planets may form, astronomers this week reported finding the first evidence of small, sandy particles orbiting a newborn solar system at about the same distance as the Earth orbits ...

dateMar 12, 2008 in Astronomy
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Shell shock

An MIT materials scientist's research on sea snails has helped transform battery technology and may end the era when cell phones die if they're dropped and PDAs must be replaced if they get dunked in the tub.

dateMar 12, 2008 in
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