Archive: 06/15/2011

France launches 4G mobile license auction

France on Wednesday kicked off auctions for frequencies to build high-speed fourth generation mobile telephone networks needed to keep up with the explosion of Internet-capable smartphones.

Jun 15, 2011
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One year of the moon in 2.5 minutes

We don’t always have the time or ability to see the Moon every night of the year, but this video, from the Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, uses data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Stellar super soaker

Located in the constellation of Perseus and just a mere 750 light years from Earth, a young protostar is very busy spewing forth copious amounts of water. Embedded in a cloud of gas and dust, the hundred thousand ...

Jun 15, 2011
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June lyrid meteor shower underway

Although there’s more than enough Moon to go around right now, while you’re waiting on the eclipse, you just might want to see if you can spot a few stray meteors belonging to the June Lyrids. Thanks to John Chumack, ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Spotlight on dynamic operation of enzymes

Our world is unique in that living organisms can undergo complex chemical reactions quickly and precisely, and sequence them together. But how can proteins integral to life effectively hasten these reactions? ...

Jun 15, 2011
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