Archive: 26/02/2009

How cold is too cold for newborn calves?

It has been estimated that in the United States, nearly 100,000 calves die of cold stress annually, costing livestock producers millions of dollars a year and resulting in a desperate need for effective mitigation strategies. ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Europe names crew for Mars 'mission'

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Friday named a Frenchman and a German who will join four Russians in an innovative 105-day isolation experiment to test whether humans can one day fly to Mars.

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Colors of Quasars Reveal a Dusty Universe

( -- The vast expanses of intergalactic space appear to be filled with a haze of tiny, smoke-like "dust" particles that dim the light from distant objects and subtly change their colors, according to a team of ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Astronomy
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