NASA seeks plans for education agreement

NASA says it is seeking proposals for a cooperative agreement notice, "Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology, or the MUST project.

Discovery scheduled for important move

NASA officials say an important milestone for the upcoming Space Shuttle Discovery mission will occur May 12, when the shuttle is moved from its hangar.

Lots of options available to VoIP users

The Internet phone industry is growing at an exponential rate and today boasts more than 4 million users, more than doubling in the past year. But as the number of users increases, so does the number of providers.

Scientists re-examine plants' role in global warming

Estimates of increased plant respiration in response to higher global temperatures may be somewhat overstated as they have not taken into account plants' ability to adjust to changing conditions, according to researchers ...

Sandhill cranes make a comeback

Environmental successes can bring environmental problems and now once endangered sandhill cranes might again be hunted in Michigan.

Scientists Find Closest Pair of Supermassive Black Holes

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio telescope have found the closest pair of supermassive black holes ever discovered in the Universe -- a duo of monsters that together ...

Polymer Nanotubes as Molecular Probes and DNA Carriers

By growing polymers on a porous aluminum oxide template, researchers at the Seoul National University in Korea have fabricated polymer nanotubes to which they can attach two different types of molecules. These new nanoscale ...

The Sky is Falling

Up on the Moon, the sky is falling. "Every day, more than a metric ton of meteoroids hits the Moon," says Bill Cooke of the Marshall Space Flight Center's Meteoroid Environment Office. They literally fall out of the sky, ...

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