Archive: 17/11/2010

WISE image reveals strange specimen in starry sea

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer shows what looks like a glowing jellyfish floating at the bottom of a dark, speckled sea. In reality, this critter belongs to the cosmos -- it's ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Astronomy
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DARPA grant to fund research into magnetic logic

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a team of researchers led by Wolfgang Porod, Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and director of the University of Notre Dame’s ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Engineering
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Image: To the rescue

This unique, close-up view of the X-38 under the wing of NASA's B-52 mothership prior to launch of the lifting-body research vehicle was taken from the observation window of the B-52 bomber as it banked in flight.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Finding the right time for rolling rye

(PhysOrg.com) -- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping growers adopt an environmentally friendly practice that is catching on nationwide: "rolling" their rye when they use it as a cover crop.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Ecology
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