What the Ebola virus dreams about
If USAMRIID were a store it would be called House O’ Microbes. It has a world-class inventory of bacteria and viruses. When the USAMRIID scientists ... million people in three years. Things like that can give a bacterium a bad name.
What are quarks, and why do they have colors and flavors?
These parts were smaller than the protons that the scientists ... three very basic elementary particles that would make up many of the particles that so profoundly proliferated in physics. Zweig named the particles ''aces.'' Gell-Man called them ''quarks ...
3 New Heavy Elements Named: Darmstadtium, Roentgenium, Copernicium
The periodic table of elements just got a bit heftier today (Nov. 4), as the names of three new elements were ... Ion Research in Germany, said they named the element after Copernicus "to honor an outstanding scientist, who changed our view of the world."
What Are Redshift and Blueshift?
American astronomer Edwin Hubble (who the Hubble Space Telescope is named after) was the first to describe ... matter inside of a galaxy. This latter redshift is the subtlest of the three, but in 2011 scientists were able to identify it on a universe ...
Space probe on course to meet comet
Repeated burns of the craft's thrusters were ... the basic elements that make up the essential ingredients for life, nucleic and amino acids. Many scientists believe comets may have helped to plant seeds of life on Earth. Rosetta is named after the Rosetta ...