Archive: 3/10/2011

An exoplanet orbiting a double star

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Kepler satellite, which has now reported the detection of 1781 candidate exoplanets (a planet around a star other than the sun), has also discovered that at least one of them orbits a double star. Each ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 1

Yahoo, ABC joining forces in news partnership

(AP) -- ABC News is joining forces with Yahoo Inc. to deliver more digital news content to their audiences. With the deal, ABC News content will be prominently featured on the Yahoo News and Yahoo front page.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
shares0 comments 0

The strange attraction of Gale crater

Curiosity is about to go to Mars. The car-sized rover, also known as the Mars Science Lab, is scheduled for launch in late November or early December 2011 from the Kennedy Space Center. After an eight-month voyage to Mars, ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 11

'Snakes' seen in human cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Curious snake-like forms have been spotted in cells from many different species across the evolutionary tree. Now Oxford scientists have shown they exist in human cells as well.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
shares0 comments 14