Scientists at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, are examining evidence from their work at the massive particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC. While it is complete, ramping up to full power could take months.
Set for launch in 2010, a Canadian satellite will look for near-Earth asteroids that could pose a threat to the planet.
Scientists look for technologies to push particles faster, better, and cheaper.
A $1,000 conversion kit can make a diesel car run on used vegetable oil found at local restaurants. Here's how it works:
Perchlorate exists, too, in soils on Earth. Its presence probably has little bearing on prospects for life on Mars, scientists say.
The search giant’s new online encyclopedia raises concerns about conflict of interest.
Soot, derived from many sources, needs to be looked at more closely by atmospheric researchers.
In the months following the April 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, an iron and concrete shelter was hastily constructed to seal in fallout from the blast. More than 20 years later, with the shelter cracking and leaking radiation, plans are in motion to build a giant steel arch that will slide over the site.