Saturday 20 December, 2014

NASA to study climate change from the sky

The DC-8 airborne laboratory is one of several NASA aircraft that will fly in support of five new investigations into how different aspects of the interconnected Earth system influence climate change.
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Starting 2015, NASA will send five new airborne field campaigns to the skies to investigate how long-range air pollution, Continue reading “NASA to study climate change from the sky” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Early humans’ rock art originated in Africa not Europe

Analysing ancient rock art across South-east Asia, researchers have found that the art originated with our ancestors in Africa Continue reading “Early humans’ rock art originated in Africa not Europe” More...

Professor Sir David Payne, Professor Tjin Swee Chuan and Professor Nikolay Zheludev. Image Credit: NTU, SIngapore
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Singapore to Invest $100 million in Photonics Research Institute

The next generation of ultra-fast Internet or ground-breaking electronic circuits, powered by light instead of Continue reading “Singapore to Invest $100 million in Photonics Research Institute” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Indian navigational satellite’s launch postponed

The launch of India’s third navigational satellite IRNSS-1C has been postponed by a week, the Indian space agency said Continue reading “Indian navigational satellite’s launch postponed” More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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‘Man in the moon’ likely created by volcano

The Ocean of Storms on the near side of the moon, a giant basin often referred to as the “man in the moon” Continue reading “‘Man in the moon’ likely created by volcano” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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NASA spots mysterious feature on Titan’s sea

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is closely monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Saturn’s moon Titan Continue reading “NASA spots mysterious feature on Titan’s More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches

The US space agency NASA has launched a new app to make children aware of how rockets are launched Continue reading “NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?

Using satellite images, researchers for the first time have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers as they flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars Continue reading “Glaciers flowed through More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Tiny, flapping flags to generate wind power

Can the friction of tiny flapping flags harvest wind power? Yes, say researchers Continue reading “Tiny, flapping flags to generate wind power” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled Continue reading “Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp” More...