Archive: 2/07/2012

Today in the Milky Way: Cloudy skies

( -- Adam Block of the UA's Mount Lemmon SkyCenter brings us a rare view of the clouds wafting through our Milky Way in this Astronomy Picture of the Day.

dateJul 02, 2012 in Astronomy
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Naturally adhesive

Until now most adhesives have been manufactured from petroleum-based materials. However, they can also be obtained from renewable raw materials -- for example from proteins, natural rubber, starch, or cellulose. Fraunhofer ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Materials Science
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Hidden portals in Earth's magnetic field

A favorite theme of science fiction is "the portal" -- an extraordinary opening in space or time that connects travelers to distant realms.  A good portal is a shortcut, a guide, a door into the unknown. If only they ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in General Physics
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