Archive: 07/19/2012

'Deflector Shields' protect the Lunar Surface

(Phys.org) -- Scientists from RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have solved a lunar mystery and their results might lead the way to determining if the same mechanism could be artificially manipulated ...

Jul 19, 2012
4.9 / 5 (19) 16 | with audio podcast

Biodiesel can cut greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers in Spain have discovered that greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced through the use of biodiesel. The group from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain investigated the benefits ...

Jul 19, 2012
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More ice breaks off of Petermann Glacier

(Phys.org) -- The Petermann Glacier grinds and slides toward the sea along the northwestern coast of Greenland, terminating in a giant floating ice tongue. Like other glaciers that end in the ocean, Petermann ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Cassini spots daytime lightning on Saturn

(Phys.org) -- Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year's storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in ...

Jul 19, 2012
4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast