Archive: 21/09/2010

Charity auction lets you buy celeb Twitter friends

(AP) -- If you've ever wished celebrities like actress Demi Moore or skateboarder Tony Hawk would follow you on short-messaging site Twitter, now's your chance - but you'll have to cough up some cash for the privilege.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Internet
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Mars methane lasts less than a year

A new study indicates that methane in the atmosphere of Mars lasts less than a year. Methane is replenished from localized sources that show seasonal and annual variations. This pattern of methane production raises questions ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Ultrashort laser ablation enables novel metal films

Laser ablation is well known in medical applications like dermatology and dentistry, and for more than a decade it has been used to vaporize materials that are difficult to evaporate for high-tech applications like deposition ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Nanophysics
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