APEX telescope takes part in sharpest observation ever

(Phys.org) -- An international team of astronomers has observed the heart of a distant quasar with unprecedented sharpness, two million times finer than human vision. The observations, made by connecting the Atacama Pathfinder ...

Generation X is surprisingly unconcerned about climate change

(Phys.org) -- As the nation suffers through a summer of record-shattering heat, a University of Michigan report finds that Generation X is lukewarm about climate change—uninformed about the causes and unconcerned about ...

Obama proposes $1B for science, math teachers

(AP) — The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion (€810 million) effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in science, technology, engineering and ...

Promiscuous squid fatigued after mating: study

(Phys.org) -- In order to pass on their genes, southern dumpling squid engage in up to three hours of mating with each partner, but University of Melbourne researchers have found that this results in a reduced ability to ...

NASA Conducts Mission Simulations in Hawaii

(Phys.org) -- NASA is conducting a nine-day field test starting Tuesday outside Hilo, Hawaii, to evaluate new exploration techniques for the surface of the moon. These mission simulations, known as analog missions, are performed ...

Study finds heat is source of 'Pioneer anomaly'

(Phys.org) -- The unexpected slowing of NASA’s Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft – the so-called “Pioneer Anomaly” – turns out to be due to the slight, but detectable effect of heat pushing back on the ...

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