Archive: 14/06/2010

The Atmosphere of Io

( -- Io is one of the four moons of Jupiter that Galileo discovered after he turned his new telescope heavenward. They shocked him and his contemporaries because they demonstrated that heavenly bodies can orbit ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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NASA Demonstrates Tsunami Prediction System

( -- A NASA-led research team has successfully demonstrated for the first time elements of a prototype tsunami prediction system that quickly and accurately assesses large earthquakes and estimates the size of ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Estimating How Much Oil The Gulf Spill Released

Official government estimates now say that around 27,000 barrels of oil per day have been pouring out of the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico since the leak began. This estimate comes from the report of the Flow Rate Technical ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Environment
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Team reveals secret life of Isaac Newton on new website

( -- Sir Isaac Newton, an icon of scientific revelation, led a secret life as a scholar of the mysterious art of alchemy. For the last six years, William Newman has been exploring that hidden life and bringing ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Other
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