Archive: 27/02/2009

Dawn Finishes Mars Phase

( -- With Mars disappearing in its metaphorical rearview mirror, NASA's Dawn spacecraft's next stop is the asteroid belt and the giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn got as close as 549 kilometers (341 miles) to the Red ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Cassini Maps Global Pattern of Titan's Dunes

( -- Titan's vast dune fields, which may act like weather vanes to determine general wind direction on Saturn's biggest moon, have been mapped by scientists who compiled four years of radar data collected by the ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Explaining the Mystery of the Voyager

With a new 3D-model for energy simulation scientists from Bochum, Germany, and Huntsville, USA, are studying the 'physical mystery' of the Voyager. Over 30 years ago the spacecraft detected particles in solar wind which were ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in General Physics
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Single polymer chains as molecular wires

The research team of Leonhard Grill at Freie Universität Berlin - in collaboration with the synthetic chemistry group of Stefan Hecht from Humboldt University of Berlin and the theoretical physics group of Christian ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Polymers
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