Archive: 2/02/2012

EU prizewinning researchers decongest the internet

The Internet has become part of our everyday lives, in ways we would never have imagined 30 years ago, but how often do we pause and think about the how and why of getting online? A team of EU-funded Spanish researchers are ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Internet
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Elements of ExoPlanets

By looking at the wavelengths of light from nearby stars, researchers have determined the abundance of certain elements for more than a hundred stars. Trace elements in such stars may influence their habitable zones, where ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Remnant of an explosion with a powerful kick?

( -- Vital clues about the devastating ends to the lives of massive stars can be found by studying the aftermath of their explosions. In its more than twelve years of science operations, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Astronomy
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Green potential of our industrial past

Manipulating the soil in urban and industrial areas in order to capture more carbon from the atmosphere is the “best resource we have to begin to mitigate human CO2 emissions”, experts claim.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Environment
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