Archive: 03/2/2006

Mars Rover Update Preparing For Another Winter

In a race to collect as much scientific data as possible before the onset of the Martian winter, Spirit climbed to the top of the formation in Gusev Crater called Home Plate and acquired images of the surrounding terrain. ...

Mar 02, 2006 5 / 5 (4) 0

Total Solar Eclipse To Be Webcast Live

The Exploratorium said Monday it will produce a live telecast March 29 of a solar eclipse from several locations along the path of totality. The first darkening will occur on the western shore of Brazil, and then will move ...

Mar 02, 2006 3.4 / 5 (10) 0

Greenhouse gases from the deep sea

Methane from the bottom of the sea contributes more to global warming than previously assumed. Scientists of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar- and Marine Research investigated a mud volcano located in ...

Mar 02, 2006 4.5 / 5 (13) 0

Software promises more efficient design process

Mechanical engineers at Purdue University have developed software that promises to increase the efficiency of creating parts for everything from cars to computer hardware by making it possible to quickly evaluate and optimize ...

Mar 02, 2006 3.8 / 5 (4) 0