Archive: 6/03/2008

Saturn's Moon Rhea Sports a Dusty Halo

Who'd have guessed that Saturn has its own moon-sized vacuum cleaners, circling the ringed planet and sucking up electrons from the plasma at the orbit of the icy moons. Or that one of Saturn's moons has its very own vacuum ...

dateMar 06, 2008 in Space Exploration
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All-round safety in car

A car body that thinks intelligently and protects its occupants at the crucial moment has been every driver’s dream for a long time. Research scientists in an EU project have developed an intelligent side-impact protection ...

dateMar 06, 2008 in Engineering
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Holograms with explosive power

People who handle explosives usually have heavy-duty tasks to perform – dislodging rocks, demolishing old buildings, or triggering an avalanche. But explosives can be used for delicate tasks, too: They make it possible ...

dateMar 06, 2008 in Engineering
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