Archive: 25/10/2010

ARTEMIS spacecraft believed stuck by object

Flight Dynamics data from THEMIS-B (one of the two ARTEMIS spacecraft) indicated that one of the EFI (electric field instrument)spherical tip masses may have been struck by a meteoroid at 0605 UT on October 14. All science ...

dateOct 25, 2010 in Space Exploration
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How memories are born

( -- When we experience something new, or wish to remember something important, groups of cells deep inside the center of our brains fire in unison as a new memory is born.

dateOct 25, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Remembering the father of fractals

Benoit Mandelbrot, the mathematics professor at Yale who coined the word "fractal," passed away on October 14 at the age of 85. His death recalls the complicated history of his life's work -- the details of which, like fractals ...

dateOct 25, 2010 in Mathematics
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