Archive: 6/12/2013

First folding space telescope

The capability of orbital telescopes to see wide swaths of the earth at a time has made them indispensable for key national security responsibilities such as weather forecasting, reconnaissance and disaster response. Even ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Space Exploration
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New regime in the Casimir force observed

By nanostructuring one of two interacting metal surfaces at scales below the plasma wavelength, a new regime in the Casimir force was observed by Argonne National Laboratory researchers in the Center for Nanoscale Materials ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Sandcastle-building fish offer evolution clue

( —In Lake Malawi, East Africa, there are around 200 different species of cichlid fish that once or twice a year build large sand structures (known as bowers) on which the fish mate. Each different species constructs ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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