Miniature camera may lead to fewer accidents
Measuring only a few cubic millimeters, a new type of camera module might soon be integrated into future driver assistance systems to help car drivers facing critical situations. The little gadget can be ...
Global 3-D Mars image from ISRO's MOM and ESA's Rosetta
Here's another breathtakingly glorious view from India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) – her first global 3-D portrait of her new home careening around the Red Planet.
Japan puts new weather satellite into space
Japan put a new weather satellite into space Tuesday in the hope it can improve the forecasting of typhoons and detect volcanic gas plumes.
New cancer-hunting 'nano-robots' to seek and destroy tumours
It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel – an army of tiny weaponised robots travelling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.
Image: Jet activity at the neck of the Rosetta comet
(Phys.org) —The four images that make up a new montage of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko were taken on September 26, 2014 by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft. At the time, Rosetta was about ...
Researchers develop holography technology that could change the way we view the world
Since the 1960s, theatergoers have shelled out for crude 3-D glasses, polarized glasses, and shutter glasses to enhance their viewing experience. These basic devices, used to trick the brain into perceiving ...
Astronomers find evidence of water clouds in brown dwarf atmosphere
Spectacular 3-D sketching system revolutionizes design interaction and collaboration
Collaborative three-dimensional sketching is now possible thanks to a system known as Hyve-3D that University of Montreal researchers are presenting today at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver.
Researcher studies possibility of metal snow on Venus
Is it snowing metal on Venus? Erika Kohler is trying to find out.
Cosmic forecast: Dark clouds will give way to sunshine
Lupus 4, a spider-shaped blob of gas and dust, blots out background stars like a dark cloud on a moonless night in this intriguing new image. Although gloomy for now, dense pockets of material within clouds ...
Synthesis produces new antibiotic: Scientists confirm potent synthesis of natural tetracycline
A fortuitous collaboration at Rice University has led to the total synthesis of a recently discovered natural antibiotic.
Nanodiamond tech lights new path in medical diagnostics
A spectacular landscape of star formation
This image, captured by the Wide Field Imager at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows two dramatic star formation regions in the Milky Way. The first, on the left, is dominated by the star cluster NGC ...
Experiment shows potential of X-ray laser to study complex, poorly understood materials
Plastics are made of polymers, which are a challenge for scientists to study. Their chainlike strands of thousands of atoms are tangled up in a spaghetti-like jumble, their motion can be measured at many ...