Archive: 17/06/2008

A Slimmer Milky Way Revealed by New Measurements

The Milky Way Galaxy has lost weight. A lot of weight. About a trillion Suns' worth, according to an international team of scientists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-II), whose discovery has broad implications for ...

dateJun 17, 2008 in Astronomy
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Latrines trounce toilets

While Americans may consider flush-and-forget-it indoor plumbing to be the pinnacle of sanitary science, the lowly latrine could be a far better solution for many parts of the developing world, say researchers at Michigan ...

dateJun 17, 2008 in Other
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