Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules
Researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland have succeeded in observing the "forbidden" infrared spectrum of a charged molecule for the first time. These extremely weak spectra offer perspectives ...
Measuring the proper motion of a galaxy
The motion of a star relative to us can be determined by measuring two quantities, radial motion and proper motion. Radial motion is the motion of a star along our line of sight. That is, motion directly ...
New study uncovers factors in students' reporting of weapons at school
As a result of outbreaks of violence in the nation's schools, concerns have grown about school safety and the overall well-being of students.
Sandia pioneers software for smart and sustainable institutions
Sandia National Laboratories' Institutional Transformation (IX) model helps the federal laboratory reduce its energy consumption and could help other large institutions do the same.
NASA sees Odile soaking Mexico and southwestern US
Tropical Storm Odile continues to spread moisture and generate strong thunderstorms with heavy rainfall over northern Mexico's mainland and the Baja California as well as the southwestern U.S. NASA's Tropical ...