Archive: 03/19/2010

All birds use the same navigation system

How do birds find their way when they fly? Scientists resolved this question a couple of years ago at DESY with the synchrotron radiation source DORIS III, when they discovered structures containing iron in the beaks of homing ...

Mar 19, 2010 5 / 5 (5) 0

Gaming - step by step

(PhysOrg.com) -- For one University of Alberta professor, making the move from California to Edmonton turned out to be the first step in becoming involved with an award-winning video game.

Mar 19, 2010 4.3 / 5 (4) 3

Origins of the Milky Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to current astronomical models, the Milky Way and other large galaxies formed over billions of years in a process that involved interactions between smaller galaxies, and in particular ...

Mar 19, 2010 4.7 / 5 (12) 10 | with audio podcast