Little Free Flier Offers Astronauts An Eye Outside

Size-wise, it's just a squirt. But it offers astronauts a new way to get a look at trouble outside a spacecraft. Engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston believe the Mini AERCam holds considerable promise for ...

GOES-N Set For Launch

GOES-N, the latest in a series of Earth monitoring satellites, is set to launch on June 24, 2005, with a launch window between 6:13 p.m. – 6:58 p.m. EDT.

Just How 'Earth-like' Is The Newest Planet?

In the land rush known as extrasolar planet hunting, the most prized real estate is advertised as "Earth-like." On Monday, June 13, scientists raced to plant their flag on a burning hunk of rock orbiting a red star.

The Dye with the Pumpkin Cuff

Complexation with a large cuff-shaped molecule stabilizes rhodamine dye fluorescence When irradiated, fluorescent dyes emit light at a different wavelength; for scientists and engineers, these dyes are extremely important ...

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