Archive: 28/06/2012

NIST goes the distance for the Olympics

(Phys.org) -- In yet another Olympian feat of measurement, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently calibrated a tape that will be used to measure out the distance of this summer's Olympic ...

dateJun 28, 2012 in General Physics
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NASA observes the Waldo Canyon Fire, Colorado

NASA satellites continue to provide coverage of the smoke and heat signatures generated from wildfires raging in the western United States. The Waldo Canyon Fire is threatening populated areas, and is located near Colorado ...

dateJun 28, 2012 in Environment
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