Archive: 19/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico oil spill in the Loop Current

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists monitoring the US oil spill with ESA's Envisat radar satellite say that it has entered the Loop Current, a powerful conveyor belt that flows clockwise around the Gulf of Mexico towards Florida.

dateMay 19, 2010 in Environment
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Unique eclipsing binary star system discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astrophysicists at UC Santa Barbara are the first scientists to identify two white dwarf stars in an eclipsing binary system, allowing for the first direct radius measurement of a rare white dwarf composed ...

dateMay 19, 2010 in Astronomy
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MRacing sets acceleration record at SAE event

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rocketing from zero to 75 mph in 3.766 seconds, the University of Michigan's MRacing Formula SAE team set an SAE Collegiate Design Series record in acceleration at the event held at Michigan International ...

dateMay 19, 2010 in Engineering
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