Green Power from Chicken Litter

Gas Technology Institute (GTI) has successfully demonstrated that chicken litter can be gasified to produce hydrogen and generate electricity using a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC). Under a project funded by the U.S. Department ...

Russian Space Agency To Launch Kliper Project

The Russian Space Agency (Roskosmos) is about to start its Kliper launch vehicle project, the head of the agency told a Moscow press conference Thursday, reports RIA Novosti.

A Giant Leap Towards The Moon

It was on July 20, 1969 that "Eagle", the lunar module landed on moon and American Astronaut Neil Armstrong took "that one small step" paving way for "a giant leap for mankind".

Tokyo quake fault line is re-evaluated

A new survey suggests the fault line beneath Tokyo is miles closer to the surface than seismologists realized, Nature.com reported Thursday.

The Devils of Mars

When humans visit Mars, they'll have to watch out for towering electrified dust devils Ah, Martian summer! Finally, the days are long, just like on dear old Earth. And daytime highs rocket all the way up to a balmy 20°C ...

NASA's Return to Flight Launch No Earlier than Sunday

NASA announced the earliest the Return to Flight Space Shuttle mission (STS-114) could launch is 2:14 p.m. EDT, Sunday, July 17. Mission Management Team and engineering meetings took place last night and today at NASA's Kennedy ...

Haystack marks physics milestone

MIT's Haystack Observatory celebrated the World Year of Physics last month with a lecture on "The Fourth Test of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity," a key experiment conducted at the observatory during the 1960s.

Stratos To Bring Prepaid SMS To Maritime Crews

Stratos Global announced Thursday the introduction of SMSCrewMail, a new prepaid short message system (SMS) and text e-mail service for maritime crewmembers seeking a cost-effective way to stay in touch with family and friends ...

Scientists reverse memory loss in mice

University of Minnesota researchers Thursday announced they reversed memory loss for the first time in mice with significant brain degeneration.

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