(Phys.org)—A 2.4-meter-diameter propellant tank made of composite materials arrived on Nov. 20, 2012 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., where engineers are preparing it for testing. Composite tanks ...
Vortex beams, rotating like a tornado, offer completely new possibilities for electron microscopy. A method of producing extremely intense vortex beams has been discovered at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna).
(Phys.org)—The amoeba Acanthamoeba cunningly traps motile bacteria, collecting them in a rucksack before devouring the whole backpack. This behaviour of the single-cell organisms is unique.
(AP)—Stinky the dolphin is lonely, and he's getting way too frisky with humans.
(Phys.org)—After arriving at the launch site last month, the second pair of Galileo navigation satellites is being prepared for launch from Europe's Spaceport in October.
(Phys.org) -- A team of University of Washington students designed a unique rocket motor and launched it 5 miles up to claim first prize this summer in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.
(Phys.org) -- Walt Gill of Sandia National Laboratories Fire & Aerosol Sciences Department calls it a pancake a disk more than a foot in diameter covered with what looks like the debris youd scrape off ...
An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired yesterday at Europes Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europes heavy launcher.
A new motor has been installed in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel, replacing a 900RPM, 1,000-horsepower synchronous motor from Allis-Chalmers that was surplused by the U.S. Navy back in World War II.
XCOR's innovative piston pump technology took a ride from Roswell, NM to Mojave, CA in April 2012.