Scientists develop better sports rankings

Rochester Institute of Technology scientists Thursday announced the development of new mathematics models that provide more accurate sports rankings.

NASA names new Glenn Center director

NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Thursday announced the appointment of Woodrow Whitlow Jr. as director of the John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

Keeping old appliances leaves owners out in the cold

Holding on to an old refrigerator until it dies might seem economical, but most likely it costs consumers more money than it saves because older refrigerators can consume as much as twice the energy of newer models.

'Through the looking glass' - the Universe at your computer

Astronomers throughout the UK now have a valuable new research tool at their disposal which may lead to new discoveries and improved understanding of the physics of the Universe. Launched this week, AstroGrid provides a unique ...

What is antimatter and why does it matter?

The place is England. The year is 1928. One of the founding theorists of quantum mechanics, Paul Dirac, is scratching his head because solutions to his equations have yielded unexpected results. For the solutions to make ...

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