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Instrument will monitor flow in Puget Sound

(Phys.org) —It's not just vacationers who will be traveling on the ferries between Port Townsend and Coupeville this summer. A new partnership among the Washington Department of Ecology, the University of Washington and ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Underwater sound examined for links to missing jet

A team of Australian researchers looking into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 released data on Wednesday about an unusual underwater sound recorded around the time the plane vanished, though the lead scientist ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Other
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CHESS rocket to study birthplace of stars

Update - May 27, 2014: NASA successfully launched the Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS, payload aboard a Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket at 3:35 a.m. EDT on May 24, 2014, from the ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Astronomy
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Military base among last habitat for butterflies

An undeveloped stretch of native prairie in south Puget Sound offers one of the few habitats in the world where a two-inch colorful checkered butterfly thrives. It also happens to be the main artillery impact range for Joint ...

dateMay 23, 2014 in Ecology
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3D modeling of the Sun from the core to the surface

A team at the Astrophysics, Instrumentation and Modeling Laboratory (CEA/CNRS/Université Paris Diderot) has successfully modeled, in 3D, the effects of gravity waves in an extremely comprehensive simulation of the Sun, from ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Astronomy
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Researchers build acoustic tractor beam

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers with members from the U.K., Scotland and the U.S. has built a functioning acoustic tractor beam in a lab—one that is able to pull objects of centimeter size. In their paper published ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in General Physics report
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