University of Houston engineering researcher's theories to be tested in space
A University of Houston chemical and biomolecular engineering professor's theories on crystal formation will be tested aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Space traffic may be cause of increase in polar mesospheric clouds
A recent increase in polar mesospheric clouds could be due to a recent increase in space traffic, a new study suggests. Polar mesospheric clouds are diffuse collections of water ice crystals in the mesosphere near the poles ...
Geerts hopes to answer mysteries of cloud seeding through supercomputing model
Bart Geerts likes to chase storms high in the mountains. And, oftentimes, he helps contribute to them.
Success in synthesis of new high performance functional material mesoporous prussian blue
The National Institute for Materials Science in Japan succeeded in fabricating mesoporous Prussian blue, in which an extremely large number of nanosized pores (mesoporous) are formed in the crystal structure of the material.
From outer space to the eye clinic: New cataract early detection technique
A compact fiber-optic probe developed for the space program has now proven valuable for patients in the clinic as the first non-invasive early detection device for cataracts, the leading cause of vision loss worldwide.
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