Archive: 12/06/2008

Sun to set on Ulysses solar mission on July 1

After over 17 years of operation, the joint ESA/NASA mission Ulysses will officially conclude on 1 July this year. The spacecraft, which studied the Sun and its effect on the surrounding space for almost four times its expected ...

dateJun 12, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Tsunami in the brain

After a stroke, even unaffected areas of the brain are at risk – depolarization waves arise at the edges of the dead tissue and spread through the adjacent areas of the brain. If these waves are repeated, more cells die. ...

dateJun 12, 2008 in Medical research
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US still leads the world in science and technology

Despite perceptions that the nation is losing its competitive edge, the United States remains the dominant leader in science and technology worldwide, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today.

dateJun 12, 2008 in Other
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