New Physics Device May Revolutionize Cancer Treatment

Using innovative physics, researchers have proposed a system that may one day bring proton therapy, a state-of-the-art cancer treatment method currently available only at a handful of centers, to radiation treatment centers ...

New ink sampling technique taking a bite of out time

Researchers at the Midwest Forensics Resource Center at Iowa State University are building a library of ink profiles to help forensic scientists identify inks on fraudulent documents and other evidence. MFRC scientists will ...

ISS crew prepares for a spacewalk

The International Space Station crew is preparing for a Monday spacewalk by station Cmdr. Fyodor Yurchikhin and astronaut Clay Anderson.

Goddard Space Center to get new building

Ground has been broken at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for a new sciences building.

NASA helps space crews breathe easier

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration successfully tested a new oxygen generating system aboard the International Space Station.

Saturn's Old Moon Iapetus Retains Its Youthful Figure

Saturn's distinctive moon Iapetus (eye-APP-eh-tuss) is cryogenically frozen in the equivalent of its teenage years. The moon has retained the youthful figure and bulging waistline it sported more than three billion years ...

Dwarf Star Gulps Giant to Form Supernova

A team of European and American astronomers has announced the discovery of the best evidence yet for the nature of the star systems that explode as type Ia supernovae. The team obtained a unique set of observations with the ...

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