Archive: 18/06/2008

Black holes have simple feeding habits

The biggest black holes may feed just like the smallest ones, according to data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ground-based telescopes. This discovery supports the implication of Einstein's relativity theory that ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 11

Great apes think ahead

Apes can plan for their future needs just as we humans can – by using self-control and imagining future events. Mathias and Helena Osvath's research, from Lunds University Cognitive Science in Sweden, is the first to provide ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in
shares0 comments 2

Jules Verne refuels the ISS

ESA's Jules Verne ATV was used for the first time yesterday to transfer in one step 811 kg of refuelling propellant to the International Space Station while the two vehicles orbited Earth at 28 000 km/h. With this premiere ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 1