Archive: 24/07/2012

Image: A storm of comets around star Eta Corvi

( -- This artist's conception illustrates a storm of comets around a star near our own, called Eta Corvi. Evidence for this barrage comes from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, whose infrared detectors picked up indications ...

dateJul 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 2

A pulsar with a tremendous hiccup

( -- Pulsars are superlative cosmic beacons. These compact neutron stars rotate about their axes many times per second, emitting radio waves and gamma radiation into space.  Using ingenious data analysis methods, ...

dateJul 24, 2012 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 0

Identifying the arrogant boss

( -- Arrogant bosses can drain the bottom line because they are typically poor performers who cover up their insecurities by disparaging subordinates, leading to organizational dysfunction and employee turnover.

dateJul 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
shares0 comments 0