Archive: 2/04/2009

Scientists show how a neuron gets its shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ask a simple question, get a simple answer: When Abraham Lincoln was asked how long a man’s legs should be, he absurdly replied, “Long enough to reach the ground.” Now, by using a new microscopy technique ...

dateApr 02, 2009 in Medical research
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Heavyweight galaxies puzzle astronomers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have discovered large galaxies some two thirds of the way back in time to the big bang. This surprising find casts doubt on theories of how the biggest galaxies form.

dateApr 02, 2009 in Astronomy
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In the heart of the Orion Nebula

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of astronomers, led by Stefan Kraus and Gerd Weigelt from the Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn, used ESO's Very Large telescope Interferometer (VLTI) to obtain the sharpest ...

dateApr 02, 2009 in Astronomy
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