Archive: 27/08/2012

Sun has "eureka!" moment

(—At the onset of a series of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) on August 20, 2012, this bulbous CME certainly resembled a light bulb. It has the thin outer edge and a bright, glowing core at its center. CMEs are often ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Space Exploration
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The laser beam as a "3D painter"

(—There are many ways to create three dimensional objects on a micrometer scale. But how can the chemical properties of a material be tuned at micrometer  precision? Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Materials Science
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Something fishy about proposed dams

(—Millions of people are in danger of going hungry if the construction of dams on the lower Mekong River in South-East Asia goes ahead, according to research from The Australian National University.

dateAug 27, 2012 in Environment
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