NASA and NOAA's Environmental Satellite Now GOES-15

(PhysOrg.com) -- Twelve days after a flawless launch, NASA and NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) reached its proper orbit and was renamed GOES-15. The latest weather satellite will complete ...

Gaming - step by step

(PhysOrg.com) -- For one University of Alberta professor, making the move from California to Edmonton turned out to be the first step in becoming involved with an award-winning video game.

Researchers find that rare lady beetles prefer traditional diet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Experts from South Dakota State University and the nearby North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory watched helplessly as a colony of rare, captive lady beetles was lost in 2008, then teetered on the ...

El Nino's Last Hurrah?

(PhysOrg.com) -- El Niño 2009-2010 just keeps hanging in there.

Origins of the Milky Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to current astronomical models, the Milky Way and other large galaxies formed over billions of years in a process that involved interactions between smaller galaxies, and in particular the gradual ...

To see Mars, visit Australia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever wondered what it would be like on the planet Mars? You can see the next best thing right here on Earth in Australia's vast and ancient desert regions, according to a new scientific study.

Experience Hubble's Universe in 3-D (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take an exhilarating ride through the Orion Nebula, a vast star-making factory 1,500 light-years away. Swoop through Orion's giant canyon of gas and dust. Fly past behemoth stars whose brilliant light illuminates ...

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