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Cassini Captures Best Views of Saturn Hexagon
This is the first hexagon movie of its kind, using color filters, and the first to show a complete view of the top of Saturn down to about 70 degrees latitude.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
R & D
Fifty meters of optical fiber shrunk to size of microchip
Long coils of optical waveguides-any structure that can guide light, like conventional optical fiber-can be used to create a time delay in the transmission of light.
Do black holes come in size medium?
The magenta spots in this image show two black holes in the spiral galaxy called NGC 1313 .
Oil and Gas Online
Statoil And NASA Finalise Research Agreement
Statoil and the National Aeronautical and Space Administration have formed a partnership to explore how technologies and knowledge from the space and oil and gas industries can be relevant to one another.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Electronic Engineering Times Asia
DARPA program shrunk 50m of optical fiber to microchip-size
The waveguides are built onto microchips and include up to 50m of coiled material that is used to delay light.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Do black holes come in size medium?
Do black holes also come in size medium? NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is busy scrutinizing a class of black holes that may fall into the proposed medium-sized category.
Burroughs High student earns top score
A Burroughs High senior recently earned a top score on the ACT exam, accomplishing something that fewer than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the test typically achieve, , according to ACT spokesperson Katie Wacker.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Chemical and Engineering News
Peter Schultz To Receive Solvay Prize
Figuring out ways to add new building blocks to the genetic codes of living organisms, among other feats, has garnered Peter G. Schultz the Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize , awarded every other year by Solvay , a chemical company based in Belgium.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) looks for Medium sized Black Holes
Black holes can be petite, with masses only about 10 times that of our sun - or monstrous, boasting the equivalent in mass up to 10 billion suns.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
SlipChip Counts Molecules with Chemistry and a Cell Phone
In developing nations, rural areas, and even one's own home, limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical professionals can impede the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
NASA Releases Faces Of "Wave At Saturn"
The collage above includes about 1,600 images submitted by members of the public as part of the NASA Cassini mission's "Wave at Saturn" campaign.
Focusing on faces: Autistic amygdala cells less sensitivity to eye region of others
Previous studies have shown these difficulties to be related to differences in how the brains of autistic individuals process sensory information about faces.
Fleet Owner Magazine
Searching for oil a with space technology?
The recent deal between Norway's Statoil and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to deploy in their words "a wide range of technologies" to aid in oil and gas exploration and production efforts isn't too surprising, given that many systems developed for operation beyond out planet's surface are increasingly finding their way into many ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Infant Galaxies Merge Near "Cosmic Dawn"
Astronomers using the combined power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope in Chile and NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have discovered a trio of primitive galaxies nestled inside an enormous blob of primordial gas nearly 13 billion light-years from Earth.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Statoil and NASA finalize research agreement
Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil and gas exploration and production efforts, which are increasingly moving into frontier regions.
Medical News Today
In patients with autism, neurons in brain's 'face recognition center' respond differently
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
Focusing on faces
Difficulties in social interaction are considered to be one of the behavioral hallmarks of autism spectrum disorders .
Neurons in Brain's 'Face Recognition Center' Respond Differently in Patients With Autism
In what are believed to be the first studies of their kind, Cedars-Sinai researchers recording the real-time firing of individual nerve cells in the brain found that a specific type of neuron in a structure called the amygdala performed differently in people who suffer from autism spectrum disorder than in those who do not.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The New Hampshire
UNH study shows global warming-induced animal dwarfism
D'Ambrosia's interest in the project began while working with William Clyde, an associate professor of geology at UNH.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and ALMA witness the stellar birth of a Star
It's a bouncing baby . . . star! Combined observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the newly completed Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile have revealed the throes of stellar birth as never before in the well-studied object known as HH 46/47.