Archive: 19/04/2012

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 magazine, ...

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 (D-MTEC) looked ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Amateur astronomers to 'Target Asteroids!'

(Phys.org) -- Researchers on NASA's robotic asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, are turning to amateur astronomers for new data on near-Earth asteroids in a citizen science observing campaign called Target Asteroids!

dateApr 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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