Archive: 10/12/2010

Russia, Finland sign Nord Stream agreement

Russia vowed Friday to keep Finland fully informed about the environmental impact from the controversial Nord Stream natural gas pipeline to Europe it is currently building under the Baltic Sea.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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Microsoft Stores puzzle shoppers

It looks like an Apple Store, filled with eager employees in brightly colored T-shirts. Laptops, smart phones and MP3 players are arrayed on modern tables for anyone who wants to try them out.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Software
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An abundance of small stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stars form from giant clouds of gas and dust in space, as the matter in these clouds comes together under the influence of gravity.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Astronomy
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Image: The Greatest Stars

The small open star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the NGC 6357 nebula in Scorpius, about 8,000 light-years away from Earth.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Astronomy
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