Archive: 17/02/2010

How does the proton get its spin?

( -- At a meeting this week of the American Physical Society in Washington, MIT Associate Professor of Physics Bernd Surrow reported on new results from the STAR experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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3D Sun for the iPhone

Imagine holding the entire sun in the palm of your hand. Now you can. A new iPhone app developed by NASA-supported programmers delivers a live global view of the sun directly to your cell phone. Users can fly around the star, ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Chandra Reveals Origin of Key Cosmic Explosions

( -- New findings from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have provided a major advance in understanding a type of supernova critical for studying the dark energy that astronomers think pervades the universe. The ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Astronomy
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