Archive: 09/9/2008

A comet’s tale at Diamond

A new picture of the composition of comets is emerging with the help of 21st century technology available at Diamond, the UK’s national synchrotron light source, in Oxfordshire.

Sep 09, 2008 4.4 / 5 (5) 0

Researchers survey for rare birds among Mayan ruins

(PhysOrg.com) -- During a trip to the forests of northern Guatemala earlier this year, Cornell natural sounds expert Greg Budney and his cohorts captured the first recording of a Caribbean dove in Guatemala ...

Sep 09, 2008 3.8 / 5 (5) 0

Asians prefer melting pot neighbourhoods

(PhysOrg.com) -- Asian families prefer to live in cosmopolitan neighbourhoods rather than in segregated communities – according to a report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Charted Institute of Housing.

Sep 09, 2008 3.3 / 5 (4) 5

Hot tips for the Big Bang

As the world waits for the start of the biggest physics experiment ever undertaken, the Institute of Physics (IOP)’s Chief Executive has taken a punt on three hot tips for what will happen after switch-on of the Large Hadron ...

Sep 09, 2008 3.7 / 5 (20) 1