NASA radar to study Hawaii's most active volcano

(PhysOrg.com) -- An airborne radar developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., has returned to Hawaii to continue its study of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii's current most active volcano.

Sherlock: The case of Moriarty's maths

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows the sleuth’s arch-enemy has a new weapon: mathematics supplied by a team from Oxford University.

Belle discovers new heavy 'exotic hadrons'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two unexpected new hadrons containing bottom quarks have been discovered by the Belle Experiment using the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)'s B Factory (KEKB), a highly-luminous, electron-positron ...

How research goes viral

Scores of interesting new findings from the biosciences may speed around the globe at the click of a mouse, but one thing particularly encourages other researchers to follow up on them: The chance to use the lab materials ...

Fortunately for men, size doesn't matter (much)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from The Australian National University have discovered that the male-specific Y-chromosome is shrinking – and it’s happening at different rates across species.

Quakes unearth Australia's underground past

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from The Australian National University have used the latest earthquake-measuring technology to image the tectonic plate beneath southeast Australia and reveal for the first time the continent’s ...

Ford sets the stage for Fusion 2013 in Detroit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ford is to cars like Apple and Microsoft are to computers; the public knows they are being marketed to the hilt but that does not stem public curiosity year after year to see the newest models and what all ...

Metal oxide simulations could help green technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of California, Davis, researchers have proposed a radical new way of thinking about the chemical reactions between water and metal oxides, the most common minerals on Earth. Their work appears ...

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