Archive: 21/02/2007

First astrophysical results with AMBER/VLTI

The AMBER instrument installed at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) combines the light from three 8.2 meter telescopes, making the VLT the world’s largest optical telescope, with ...

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Astronomy
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Deep in the ocean, a clam that acts like a plant

How does life survive in the black depths of the ocean? At the surface, sunlight allows green plants to "fix" carbon from the air to build their bodies. Around hydrothermal vents deep in the ocean live communities of giant ...

dateFeb 21, 2007 in
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