Coronal Mass Ejections

Coronal Mass Ejections: An Introduction Springer, 2011, An Introduction Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Vol. 376… Read more »


Space Weather

By Tim A. Howard The influence of changing conditions in the near-Earth environment on the technological systems… Read more »


Self-Organized Criticality in the Universe

By Markus J. Aschwanden Self-organized criticality is a theoretical concept that describes the statistics of nonlinear processes…. Read more »


SOHO watches a comet fading away

Young Scientist, July 29, 2011: On Nov. 4, 2010, NASA’s EPOXI spacecraft came within 450 miles of… Read more »


Hubble Discovers a New Moon Around Pluto

Young Scientist, July 21, 2011: Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a fourth moon orbiting… Read more »


An unexpected actor in vaccination: our own DNA

Young Scientist, July 15, 2011: An unexpected mode of action of the vaccine adjuvant alum has been… Read more »


Neptune Completes a Revolution Around the Sun

Young Scientist, July 13, 2011: Neptune, the eight planet in the solar system, is back to where… Read more »


Orbital Debris

What are orbital debris? How dangerous are they? Orbital debris are the left over rockets, satellites and… Read more »


Atlantis launched

Young Scientist, July 8, 2011: Atlantis, the last space shuttle to retire, was launched at 11:29 AM… Read more »


Space shuttle becoming history

Young Scientist, July 6, 2011: With the launch of Atlantis, scheduled to lift off at 11:26 A…. Read more »

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Human Evolution is in Our DNA

By C.A.P. Saucier Lucy, the 3.2 million year old fossil, is the most celebrated hominid fossil discovered… Read more »


Solar neutrino

How did they solve the solar neutrino problem? To answer this, first we have to review what… Read more »


The First Muons at the Large Hadron Collider

By Michael E. Peskin The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest particle accelerator, or scientific equipment… Read more »


Messenger in Orbit

For the first time a spacecraft, the MESSENGER – MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, Geochemistry, and Ranging –… Read more »


Why Geology Matters

Why Geology Matters: Decoding the Past, Anticipating the Future University of California Press, 2011 By Doug Macdougall… Read more »


Geological Time Scale

By J. D. Macdougall The Universe originated in a big bang about 13 billion years ago and… Read more »


Journey out of solar system

By Edward C. Stone February 21, 2011 Edward C. Stone is the project scientist for the Voyager… Read more »


A Solar Flare on Valentine’s Day

A powerful solar flare, belonging to Class-X, occurred on February 15, 2011, at 01:56 GMT, followed by… Read more »