Archive: 21/07/2011

Four unusual views of the Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy is revealed in unprecedented detail in four archive observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. They show stars and structure in the galaxy’s disc, the halo of stars that surrounds it, ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Astronomy
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Vessel to contain cosmic force takes shape

At the heart of most celestial objects is a dynamo. The Earth's dynamo, spun to life in the molten metal core of our planet, generates a magnetic field that helps us find north and, perhaps more critically, shields us from ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Plasma Physics
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Physicist builds advanced microscope

Stephanie Meyer, a physicist specializing in optics, is bringing new capabilities to the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus by building an advanced, super resolution microscope able to see some of the innermost ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Nanophysics
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