Archive: 20/09/2011

Trial opens against scientists for Italy quake

Seven scientists and other experts went on trial on manslaughter charges Tuesday for allegedly failing to sufficiently warn residents before a devastating earthquake that killed more than 300 people in central Italy in 2009.

dateSep 20, 2011 in Other
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Religion and ecology among China's Blang people

Fieldwork conducted by two Queen's researchers could help develop culturally appropriate conservation efforts and environmental education programs in a remote mountainous area of southwest China where deforestation is a major ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Social Sciences
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NRL TacSat-4 spacecraft encapsulated

The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) has been encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27 launch from ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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