News tagged with liquid nitrogen

A Webb in a golden cage

( —This photograph shows support structures wrapped in gold thermal blankets that look like a golden cage. The structure is housed within the vacuum chamber called the Space Environment Simulator, or SES. The SES ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Cryopreservation: A chance for highly endangered mammals

Oocytes of lions, tigers and other cat species survive the preservation in liquid nitrogen. Scientists of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin succeeded in carrying out cryopreservation of felid ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Other
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Cassini suggests icing on a Titan lake

(—It's not exactly icing on a cake, but it could be icing on a lake. A new paper by scientists on NASA's Cassini mission finds that blocks of hydrocarbon ice might decorate the surface of existing lakes and seas ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Space Exploration
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