Greenbelt MD (SPX) Feb 27, 2015
Using infrared light, the Webb telescope will be able to look farther back in time than previous telescopes, and will allow scientists to look through dust to see stars forming inside. Paul Geithner provides insight on why the Webb telescope focuses on the infrared.
b>Q: Why Build the James Webb Space Telescope? /b>
b>Paul: /b> Because there are a lot of secrets that the universe c
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Feb 27, 2015
Argentina is to become the location of the first Chinese satellite tracking station outside the country the newspaper La Manana De Cordoba reported on Thursday.
The Argentine National Congress has approved the bill ratifying economic and technological cooperation between Argentina and China, including the construction of a Chinese satellite tracking station in Argentina’s Neuquen province,
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 26, 2015
Most of the laws of nature treat particles and antiparticles equally, but stars and planets are made of particles, or matter, and not antiparticles, or antimatter. That asymmetry, which favors matter to a very small degree, has puzzled scientists for many years.
New research by UCLA physicists, published in the journal Physical Review Letters, offers a possible solution to the mystery of t
Rejected by a person you like? Just ‘shake it off’ and move on, as music star Taylor Swift says. But while that might work for many people, it may not be so easy for those with untreated depression, a new brain study finds.
Astronomers have detected a black hole embedded in the spiral arm of a galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth — but this isn’t any old black hole, it belongs to an extremely elusive class that may be the ‘missing link’ in black hole evolution.
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) — University of Florida researchers have confirmed the presence of a deadly parasite in three non-native species of snails that have colonized South Florida.
Suicide rates for adults 40-64 years of age in the US have risen about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. One possible explanation could be the detrimental effects of the economic downturn of 2007-2009, leading to disproportionate effects on house values, household finances, and retirement savings for that age group. Researchers found that external economic factors were present in 37.5 percent of all completed suicides in 2010, rising from 32.9 percent in 2005.
Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.
DETROIT, Feb. 26 (UPI) — Michigan lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation intended to protect the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp.
The United Kingdom should create an ambassador for the Arctic or risk being pushed out of key decisions for the region, a House of Lords report says.