Archive: 3/08/2011

The art of precision cooking -- in space

If you think it's tough to make Baked Alaska or a delicate soufflé or some other temperature-sensitive dish in your kitchen at home, imagine the painstaking task of trying to cook to perfection 250 miles in the sky -- ...

dateAug 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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6 million years of savanna

University of Utah scientists used chemical isotopes in ancient soil to measure prehistoric tree cover – in effect, shade – and found that grassy, tree-dotted savannas prevailed at most East African sites where ...

dateAug 03, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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