While Curiosity is definitely loaded up with some of the most high-tech instruments ever made to investigate the surface of Mars, it also carries a very low-tech instrument: a sundial, which can be used to determine the position ...
(Phys.org)—Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local Universe.
(AP)—Officials say Australia has become the first country other than the United States to buy Boeing EA-18G Growler advanced electronic warfare technology.
(AP)—A South Korean court ended a law requiring Internet contributors to use their real names to leave comments, ruling unanimously Thursday that the policy undermined free speech.
(AP)—Turkey's telecommunications company says its Internet services to neighboring Syria have come to a halt due to infrastructure problems in the war-torn country.
A unique species of near-toothless rat that lives off earthworms and doesn't chew or gnaw has been seen in Indonesia.
(Phys.org)—The Fabry-Perot (FP) interferometer is one of the most fundamental and important optical instruments used for accurate measurements and control of the wavelength of light, and for making lasers. It is typically ...
(Phys.org)—Spacetime may be less like beer and more like sipping whisky.