Archive: 18/11/2009

NGC 4710 galaxy: Baffling boxy bulge (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as many people are surprised to find themselves packing on unexplained weight around the middle, astronomers find the evolution of bulges in the centres of spiral galaxies puzzling. A recent NASA/ESA ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Astronomy
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Turning heat to electricity... efficiently

(PhysOrg.com) -- In everything from computer processor chips to car engines to electric powerplants, the need to get rid of excess heat creates a major source of inefficiency. But new research points the way to a technology ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in General Physics
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Studies suggest males have more personality

(PhysOrg.com) -- Males have more pronounced personalities than females across a range of species - from humans to house sparrows - according to new research. Consistent personality traits, such as aggression and daring, are ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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South Korean regulator approves iPhone

(AP) -- South Korea's telecommunications regulator cleared the way Wednesday for the launch of Apple's iPhone, amid reports the hit device could reach consumers by the end of this month.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Business
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