Archive: 27/06/2008

Seeing Straight

Evidence from laboratory studies and a pilot clinical trial confirms the promise of a simple treatment for amblyopia, or “lazy eye,” according to researchers from the United States and China.

dateJun 27, 2008 in
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Not a Quirk But a Quark ... a Quark Star!

Astronomers recently announced that they have found a novel explanation for a rare type of super-luminous stellar explosion that may have produced a new type of object known as a quark star.

dateJun 27, 2008 in Astronomy
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Chasing rainbows

Engineers working in optical communications bear more than a passing resemblance to dreamers chasing rainbows. They may not wish literally to capture all the colors of the spectrum, but they do seek to control the rate at ...

dateJun 27, 2008 in General Physics
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