Science Magazine Names Mars Discovery Breakthrough of the Year

Science magazine has chosen the discoveries of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as Breakthrough of the Year in its Dec. 17 edition, published today. The principal scientific investigator for the mission's twin-rover ...

Shots fired at Bayonne range prove smart gun technology works

Sixty people crowded last week into a small room at the Bayonne police firing range to witness smart gun technology. Donald B. Sebastian, senior vice president of research and development at New Jersey Institute of Technology ...

Saturn System driven by ice

Ice particles are key players in the ever-changing panorama at Saturn, according to a new study led by a University of Colorado at Boulder professor using an instrument on the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft now at the ringed ...

A new twist on an old nebula

One of the nearest and brightest planetary nebulae has a surprisingly complex 3-D structure In a process comparable to that of an artist who turns a two-dimensional canvas into a three-dimensional work of art, astronomers ...

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