Archive: 12/04/2012

From fins to limbs

Tonight Cambridge vertebrate palaeontologist Professor Jenny Clack is the subject of BBC Four’s Beautiful Minds series. The programme looks at her contribution to our understanding of early tetrapods - the first four-legged ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Herschel spots comet massacre around nearby star

( -- ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory has studied the dusty belt around the nearby star Fomalhaut. The dust appears to be coming from collisions that destroy up to thousands of icy comets every day.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Astronomy
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Dragon expected to set historic course

( -- The upcoming launch of a SpaceX spacecraft and rocket on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial missions.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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