Archive: 04/19/2012

Networks in motion

A new article by a Northwestern University complex networks expert discusses how networks governing processes in nature and society are becoming increasingly amenable to modeling, forecast and control.

dateApr 19, 2012 in Mathematics
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Safety on two wheels revealed

Moped riders crash more frequently, and motorcyclists are more than three times as likely to die in accidents, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) road safety researcher has found.

dateApr 19, 2012 in Other
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Caltech alumni help make over the moon

An entirely new globe of the moon—the first in over 40 years—is now available, thanks, in part, to Caltech alumni. Using images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, a team at Sky & Telescope ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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The 3D Lyrid meteor shower

This weekend, NASA scientists, amateur astronomers, and an astronaut on board the International Space Station will attempt the first-ever 3D photography of meteors from Earth and space.

dateApr 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Wind power with benefits

Which renewable energy sources should be funded in developing and emerging countries? A team of scientists headed by Tobias Schmidt from the ETH Zurich’s Department of Management, Technology and Economics ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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