News tagged with open clusters

'A drop of ink on the luminous sky'

This part of the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer) is one of the richest star fields in the whole sky—the Large Sagittarius Star Cloud. The huge number of stars that light up this region dramatically ...

Feb 13, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 0

Two 'b''s in the Beehive

As astronomers near the 800 mark for confirmed extra solar planets, it seems that notable milestones are becoming fewer and further between. Multi-planet systems aren’t even worth mentioning. Planets ...

Aug 15, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Fewer Faults for Faster Computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) users have designed and implemented an efficient fault-tolerant version of the coupled cluster method for high-performance computational ...

Mar 28, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 0