Competitor points to BP-driller relationship

(AP) -- The first public hearing by a presidential oil spill panel Monday zeroed in on the relationship between BP and the company it hired to drill the now exploded rig.

Judge restricts Facebook assets transfer pending suit: WSJ

A New York judge has issued a temporary restraining order restricting the transfer of Facebook's assets after a New York man filed suit claiming he owns an 84 percent stake in the social network, The Wall Street Journal reported ...

Image: Black Hole Blows Big Bubble

This composite image shows a powerful microquasar produced by a black hole in the outskirts of the nearby (12.7 million light years) galaxy NGC 7793. The large image contains data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory in red, ...

NASA and Microsoft Provide Mars 3-D Close Encounter

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provide viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.

Enel inaugurates hydrogen-driven power station

Italian group Enel on Monday inaugurated a hydrogen-driven power station that it said was the world's first such facility to produce energy in significant amounts.

Tiny Satellites for Big Science

The shrinking technology of cell phones, laptops and cameras are now leading to palm-sized satellites. Easy to build and affordable, these small satellites offer a new way to conduct astrobiology research. They also could ...

Ultrasound puts water back in the Murray Darling

You may not be able to squeeze blood out of a stone but, by applying the right amount of ultrasound during processing, Jianhua (Jason) Du and colleagues from the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and ...

Behind-the-Scenes Tests with the Webb Telescope's Mass Simulator

There are a lot of things that happen "behind the scenes" when a space telescope is being built and all of the components are being tested. In this recent photo, two technicians from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in ...

WSU led Bio-Jet fuel project officially gets off the ground

A major Washington State University effort to develop aviation bio-fuel is underway with the announcement of a strategic initiative called the "Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest" project; the first of its kind in the U.S. ...

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