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ESA extends Envisat satellite mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA Member States have unanimously voted to extend the Envisat mission through to 2013. Envisat - the world’s largest and most sophisticated satellite ever built - has been providing scientists and operational ...

dateJun 05, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Study: Lizards bask for more than warmth

Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun. According to a study published in the May/June issue of Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, chameleons alter their sunbathing ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Vigilant windows

Is someone sneaking around in front of the window trying to break in? Windows and doors are now being sensitized to suspicious movements: they can detect whether and how quickly something is moving. If it is a person, the ...

dateMar 17, 2009 in Engineering
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