Archive: 05/19/2008

Antennae Galaxies

This image of the Antennae galaxies is the sharpest yet of this merging pair of galaxies. During the course of the collision, billions of stars will be formed. The brightest and most compact of these star ...

May 19, 2008 4.7 / 5 (18) 0

IU Physicists to get their 'glue-on'

Indiana University physicists, with the backing of a National Science Foundation grant of $750,000, are preparing to study the strongest glue in the universe -- a glue so strong that it has held together the ...

May 19, 2008 4.3 / 5 (15) 2

Superconductors get a boost from pressure

Superconductors can convey more than 150 times more electricity than copper wires because they don’t restrict electron movement, the essence of electricity. But to do this, the materials have to be cooled below a very low, ...

May 19, 2008 4.3 / 5 (59) 1

Greener offices make happier employees

According to the 2000 census, Americans office workers spend an average of 52 hours a week at their desks or work stations. Many recent studies on job satisfaction have shown that workers who spend longer ...

May 19, 2008 4.6 / 5 (9) 0