Archive: 01/13/2011

Chandra images torrent of star formation

A new Chandra X-ray Observatory image of Messier 82, or M82, shows the result of star formation on overdrive. At a distance of only 12 million light years, M82 provides a unique cosmic laboratory for studying ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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When continents formed

A new way to calculate the age of the Earth's crust has been developed by researchers from the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Google buys eBook Technologies

Google, which opened an online bookstore last month, said Thursday that it has acquired eBook Technologies, a company which makes digital reading products.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Business
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