Expedition 16 Ready for Launch

The Soyuz rocket that will launch Expedition 16 to the International Space Station was placed at its launch pad over the weekend.

Astronomers Find Dust in the Wind of Black Holes

The hit song that proclaimed, "All we are is dust in the wind," may have some cosmic truth to it. New findings from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope suggest that space dust – the same stuff that makes up living creatures ...

Powders show their strength

[PIC=:left]Growing a single crystal of a protein can be very difficult. Thanks to recent developments, a powder sample may be enough to solve a structure.

Ancient footprints open to public in Italy

Italian researchers have opened two tourist paths to follow in the oldest known human footsteps at the extinct Roccamonfina volcano north of Naples.

Mysteries of ancient Rheic Ocean beginning to unravel

A wealth of information on one of Earth's ancient oceans is now available in a single volume published by the Geological Society of America. The Evolution of Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan ...

Sony Unveils 4x Blu-Ray Disc Writer Drive

Sony Electronics today announced its second generation internal Blu-ray Disc (BD) writer drive for the computer aftermarket, which boasts 4X BD-R and 16X DVD+R recording speeds.

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