Archive: 22/10/2010

X-Ray observations of an extrasolar planetary system

( -- The majority of extra-solar planets (about 278 of them) are more massive than Jupiter. About 20% of this majority group orbit their stars at a distances of less than one-tenth of an astronomical unit (one ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Astronomy
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Austrian with high-tech robot arm dies after crash

(AP) -- In the five years since losing both arms in an accident, Christian Kandlbauer had regained much of his cherished independence thanks to a high-tech, mind-controlled robotic limb. He even got a driver's license.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Other
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