Lateral vibrations can control friction at the nanoscale, researchers reported in the 1 July 2005 issue of Physical Review Letters.
Álvaro Corral, a physicist at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, has discovered that the structure of the recurrence time of earthquakes, which is the time interval between successive earthquakes, is similar to the ...
Sharp Corporation will introduce a new mass-production system for thin-film photovoltaic modules at its Katsuragi Plant in Nara Prefecture, and will begin operation in September of this year.
For the first time, researchers have the tools and expertise to understand the rate at which sea level is changing and the mechanisms that drive that change. Sea levels rise and fall as oceans warm and cool and as ice on ...
Intelsat announced Monday that RR Satellite Communications, an Israeli broadcast service provider, has selected Intelsat to provide two new content distribution platforms in the United States and Asia, respectively.
Venus Express, the first European space probe to investigate the planet Venus has completed the development, integration and test phase in Toulouse.
Russia plans to complete its experiment on the new Bulava sea-launched intercontinental ballistic missile system by the end of 2006, the Russian navy's Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Kuroyedov said Wednesday.
These days, it is generally accepted within the scientific community that there are planets orbiting nearby stars. In the past decade, more than 130 such extrasolar planets have been discovered. But the first such "discovery," ...
Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard is constructing a solar-powered plane to fly around the world. His aim is to support sustainable development by demonstrating what renewable energy and new technologies can achieve.
A Czech study finds that women who are ovulating tend to prefer the smell from the armpits of dominant men.
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