Archive: 18/12/2013

UF research shows coral reefs can be saved

(Phys.org) —Although some scientists suggest that coral reefs are headed for certain doom, a new study by University of Florida and Caribbean researchers indicates even damaged reefs can recover.

dateDec 18, 2013 in Environment
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Myanmar critical for hoolock gibbon conservation

A comprehensive conservation status review of hoolock gibbons in Myanmar has been published by Fauna & Fauna International (FFI), People Resources and Conservation Foundation (PRCF) and Biodiversity and Nature Conservation ...

dateDec 18, 2013 in Ecology
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How to find the rarest of the rare in southern skies

University of Arizona computer scientists are teaming up with astronomers at the National Optical Astronomical Observatory to develop a computer program that will sort through the millions of objects detected by the Large ...

dateDec 18, 2013 in Astronomy
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Mission control ready for Gaia launch

(Phys.org) —Shortly after a powerful Soyuz launcher lofts Gaia, ESA's new star mapper, into space on Thursday, teams on the ground will establish initial radio contact. Even then, tension will run high in ESA's mission ...

dateDec 18, 2013 in Space Exploration
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