11/06/2010

NASA and DLR Sign Agreement to Continue Grace Mission Through 2015

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and German Aerospace Center (DLR) Executive Board Chairman Johann-Dietrich W├Ârner signed an agreement Thursday during a bilateral meeting in Berlin to extend the Gravity ...

Virtual storyteller: reader takes charge of story

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's a wonderful thing to be carried away in a story, but will you as the reader soon be able to determine how the story unfolds? With the Virtual Storyteller, developed by Ivo Swartjes at the Centre for ...

Scientist's Award Allows Her To Probe the Earth's Mantle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sandwiched between the liquid iron outer core and the thin rocky crust we live on, the Earth's mantle is more than 1,800 miles thick, and comprises more than three-quarters of the planet's volume and nearly ...

Keeping nitrogen in the soil and out of the water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nitrogen is important for optimal crop production, but can be lost to leaching as nitrate. High amounts of nitrate in drinking water can be harmful to people, especially infants and pregnant women. While ...

Electric plastics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Young UNSW biomedical engineer Dr Rylie Green is gaining national attention for her work on conductive plastics for the bionic implants of the future.

Best Team Not Guaranteed World Cup Success

The World Cup offers fans of the globe's most popular sport the chance to thrill and agonize over the ups and downs of their nations' teams. For scientists, whether or not they are fans, it's another chance to collect data ...

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