Archive: 12/20/2007

COROT surprises a year after launch

The space-borne telescope, COROT (Convection, Rotation and planetary Transits), has just completed its first year in orbit. The observatory has brought in surprises after over 300 days of scientific observations.

Dec 20, 2007 4.8 / 5 (4) 0

Study says 2000 tigers possible in Thailand

Thailand’s Western Forest Complex – a 6,900 square mile (18,000 square kilometers) network of parks and wildlife reserves – can potentially support some 2,000 tigers, making it one of the world’s strongholds for these ...

Dec 20, 2007 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Suzaku explains cosmic powerhouses

By working in synergy with a ground-based telescope array, the joint Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)/NASA Suzaku X-ray observatory is shedding new light on some of the most energetic objects ...

Dec 20, 2007 4.8 / 5 (10) 0