(PhysOrg.com) -- Deep in the heart of the asteroid belt, on its way to the first of the belt's two most massive inhabitants, NASA's ion-propelled Dawn spacecraft has eclipsed the record for velocity change produced by a spacecraft's ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Weather experiments conducted by a University of Western Ontario professor and his research team may hold clues to what caused the violent winds that hit Leamington, Ontario earlier this week.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Virginia Tech are using science to control unstable components in biomass to develop stable oils that can be readily upgraded to transportation fuels for the first time. Biomass comprises recently ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Imec researchers presented today an improved processing technique for germanium-based thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cells resulting in significant reduction of cell cost, an essential step to develop a market ...
Sunlight shines on clean energy future: Simple inorganic semiconductor - silver orthophosphate - used to oxidize water
(PhysOrg.com) -- The production of clean energy and the treatment of waste water are set to become easier thanks to Australian National University researchers.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Cambridge have found cracks in the long-standing theory that the number of eggs animals have -- and the size of those eggs -- is related to how much parental care they invest in their offspring.
(AP) -- U.S. Border Patrol agents often use horses to look for smugglers in the forested mountains along the Canadian border, but now will be adding a more modern tool to help them keep watch - text messaging.
Google added panoramic pitch-level photographs and 3D models of the World Cup stadiums in South Africa to its online offerings on Tuesday.
Scientists have confirmed the spread of oil from the massive Gulf of Mexico spill more than 40 nautical miles from the disaster site and at a depth of 3,300 feet, a top US official said Tuesday.
A stolen letter written by 17th-century thinker Descartes and found in the United States was returned to France on Tuesday, ending a detective tale featuring a Google search and a thieving Italian count.