• SpaceX’s Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station

    SpaceX’s Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station

    HOUSTON — The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:56 a.m. EST Sunday. The delivery flight was the second contracted [...]

  • NASA Partner Orbital Tests Rocket, Newest U.S. Launch Pad

    NASA Partner Orbital Tests Rocket, Newest U.S. Launch Pad

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — NASA commercial partner Orbital Sciences of Dulles, Va., successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket Friday at the nation’s newest launch pad. The company [...]

  • Researchers create “building block” of quantum networks

    Researchers create “building block” of quantum networks

    Source: http://www.iop.org/news/13/feb/page_59474.html A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US. Presenting [...]

  • Cosmos may be ‘unstable’

    Cosmos may be ‘unstable’

    Scientists say they may be able to determine the eventual fate of the cosmos as they probe the properties of the Higgs boson. A concept known as vacuum instability could result, billions of years from [...]

  • Water on the moon: It’s been there all along

    Water on the moon: It’s been there all along

    Source: http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/21208-water-on-the-moon-it-s-been-there-all-along ANN ARBOR—Traces of water have been detected within the crystalline structure of mineral samples from the [...]

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  • SpaceX’s Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station

    SpaceX’s Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station

    NEWS March 4, 2013 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    HOUSTON — The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:56 a.m. EST Sunday. The delivery flight was the second contracted resupply mission by the company under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. Space station Expedition 34 crew members Kevin Ford and Tom [...]

     
  • NASA Partner Orbital Tests Rocket, Newest U.S. Launch Pad

    NASA Partner Orbital Tests Rocket, Newest U.S. Launch Pad

    NEWS February 26, 2013 at 10:35 am 0 comments

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — NASA commercial partner Orbital Sciences of Dulles, Va., successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket Friday at the nation’s newest launch pad. The company fired dual AJ26 rocket engines for the full duration 29 seconds while the rocket was bolted down on the Mid-Atlantic [...]

     
  • Researchers create “building block” of quantum networks

    Researchers create “building block” of quantum networks

    NEWS, QUANTUM PHYSICS February 21, 2013 at 9:55 am 0 comments

    Source: http://www.iop.org/news/13/feb/page_59474.html A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US. Presenting the device today, 8 February, in the Institute of Physics and German Physical Society’s New Journal of Physics, it has been described as [...]

     
  • Cosmos may be ‘unstable’

    Cosmos may be ‘unstable’

    NEWS, QUANTUM PHYSICS February 19, 2013 at 10:16 am 0 comments

    Scientists say they may be able to determine the eventual fate of the cosmos as they probe the properties of the Higgs boson. A concept known as vacuum instability could result, billions of years from now, in a new universe opening up in the present one and replacing it. It [...]

     
  • Water on the moon: It’s been there all along

    Water on the moon: It’s been there all along

    NEWS February 19, 2013 at 9:15 am 0 comments

    Source: http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/21208-water-on-the-moon-it-s-been-there-all-along ANN ARBOR—Traces of water have been detected within the crystalline structure of mineral samples from the lunar highland upper crust obtained during the Apollo missions, according to a University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues. The lunar highlands are thought to represent the original crust, crystallized from a magma [...]

     
  • First three-year LHC running period reaches a conclusion

    First three-year LHC running period reaches a conclusion

    NEWS February 18, 2013 at 10:37 am 0 comments

    Geneva 14 February 2013. At 7.24am, the shift crew in the CERN1 Control Centre extracted the beams from the Large Hadron Collider, bringing the machine’s first three-year running period to a successful conclusion. The LHC’s first run has seen major advances in physics, including the discovery of a new particle [...]

     
  • NASA’S Fermi Proves Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays

    NASA’S Fermi Proves Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays

    NEWS February 18, 2013 at 10:30 am 0 comments

    WASHINGTON — A new study using observations from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in the universe. This discovery is a major step toward understanding the origin of cosmic rays, one of Fermi’s primary [...]

     
  • MIT researchers improve quantum-dot performance

    MIT researchers improve quantum-dot performance

    NEWS February 12, 2013 at 6:45 am 0 comments

    Quantum dots — tiny particles that emit light in a dazzling array of glowing colors — have the potential for many applications, but have faced a series of hurdles to improved performance. But an MIT team says that it has succeeded in overcoming all these obstacles at once, while earlier [...]

     
  • Mass–energy equivalence

    Mass–energy equivalence

    E=MC2 February 8, 2013 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

    E=MC2″ redirects here. For other uses, see E=MC2 (disambiguation). 4-meter-tall sculpture of Einstein‘s 1905 E = mc2 formula at the 2006 Walk of Ideas, Berlin, Germany. In physics – in particular, special and general relativity – mass–energy equivalence is the concept that the mass of a body is a measure of [...]

     
  • Time travel

    Time travel

    TIME TRAVEL February 8, 2013 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

    Time travel is the concept of moving between different points in time in a manner analogous to moving between different points in space. Time travel could hypothetically involve moving backward in time to a moment earlier than the starting point, or forward to the future of that point without the [...]