First light of powerful new Keck Observatory MOSFIRE instrument

(Phys.org) -- Engineers and astronomers are celebrating the much anticipated first light of the MOSFIRE instrument, now installed on the Keck I telescope at W. M. Keck Observatory. MOSFIRE (Multi-Object Spectrometer For Infra-Red ...

Glove designers plan messaging path for deaf-blind

(Phys.org) -- People coping with the double absence of vision and hearing can communicate via mobile devices with the help of a special glove, now under development in Germany’s Design Research Lab. The Mobile Lorm Glove ...

California ballgame inspires first-ever "news mob"

US baseball frenzy inspired a Southern California newspaper to field scores of reporters as part of a "news mob" to cover the Los Angeles Angels opening season game on Friday.