Study: U.S. challenging Asia in advanced batteries race

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the global race to develop and produce advanced lithium-ion batteries for these electric vehicles, the United States is well-positioned to be a worldwide leader.

SOFIA Observatory Prepares For Early Science Flights

(PhysOrg.com) -- Testing of the entire integrated observatory system and individual subsystems on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP is slated to occur during October during a series of nighttime, ...

Undocumented language found hidden in India

A "hidden" language spoken by only about 1,000 people has been discovered in the remote northeast corner of India by researchers who at first thought they were documenting a dialect of the Aka culture, a tribal community ...

Doppler radars help increase monsoon rainfall prediction accuracy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Doppler weather radar will significantly improve forecasting models used to track monsoon systems influencing the monsoon in and around India, according to a research collaboration including Purdue University, ...

Molecules are motifs in nanosymphony

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University composer Anthony Brandt has compressed an entire evening at the symphony into a six-minute opus -- a "nanosymphony" -- as part of Rice University's Year of Nano celebration. The River Oaks ...

Pushing the envelope

(PhysOrg.com) -- G327.1-1.1 is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Milky Way galaxy.

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