Archive: 04/17/2008

Paranal receives new mirror

A 4.1-metre diameter primary mirror, a vital part of the world's newest and fastest survey telescope, VISTA (the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) has been delivered to its new mountaintop ...

Apr 17, 2008 4.8 / 5 (9) 0

New study: Work hassles hamper sleep

Common hassles at work are more likely than long hours, night shifts or job insecurity to follow workers home and interfere with their sleep. That's the conclusion of a University of Michigan study presented April 17 at the ...

Apr 17, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Self-repairing materials

Will the day come when cracks in buildings close up without external help and before they get to the stage where they cause damage to the component? This might appear utopia, but it already occurs in nature. When a person ...

Apr 17, 2008 4.5 / 5 (6) 0