Archive: 02/21/2006

New gallium nitride film method beats the heat

A team of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a method for growing crystalline gallium nitride films at lower temperatures than industry standards. By eliminating the higher temperatures and harsh, reactive ...

Feb 21, 2006 4.8 / 5 (8) 0

Origin of Galactic X-rays Explained

New Map of the Milky Way Reveals Millions of Unseen Objects Using the most sensitive X-ray map of the Galaxy, obtained combining 10 years of data of Rossi XTE orbital observatory, scientists from the Max Plan ...

Feb 21, 2006 4.6 / 5 (16) 0

Modeling Swarm Behavior

The swarming behavior of ants, bees, termites, and other social insects has implications far beyond the hive. Swarm intelligence — the collective behavior of independent agents, each responding to local ...

Feb 21, 2006 4.3 / 5 (23) 0

Roving The Red Planet

NASA's Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have been working overtime to help scientists better understand ancient environmental conditions on the red planet. The rovers are also generating excitement about ...

Feb 21, 2006 4.3 / 5 (6) 0

Galactic Center Found To Glow Unevenly

An international team of more than 100 astrophysicists said they have detected very-high-energy gamma rays emanating from the huge gas clouds known to pervade the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

Feb 21, 2006 4.4 / 5 (13) 0