Saturday, May 18, 2013
Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say. The research published in the journal Nature relies on decades-old data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft — and may help scientists understand the atmospheric dynamics of alien gas-giant exoplanets beyond our solar system.
An impromptu spacewalk over the weekend seems to have fixed a big ammonia leak at the International Space Station, NASA said Thursday.
Friday, May 17, 2013
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield on Tuesday returned to Earth along with two other astronauts after a half-year mission to the International Space Station that saw him shoot to global stardom through his Twitter microblog.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor makers should develop new niche products to fight against a declining market, a local research firm said recently.
British banking group Barclays PLC cut its quarterly growth forecast for second-quarter notebook computer shipments for the second time in a month Monday following disappointing results in April.
The annual Computex Taipei, Asia's largest computer trade show, will highlight touch-panel devices with screen sizes ranging from 3.5 inches to 80 inches, according to the organizers.
The 2013 innovative technology R&D Application Forum, co-organized by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), took place at NCKU recently to present the latest research findings.
Monday, May 13, 2013
NASA astronauts performed an emergency spacewalk Saturday to halt an ammonia leak on the International Space Station but it will take weeks or months to determine whether the problem has been permanently fixed.
Using a simple smartphone application to photograph one's meals is a useful slimming aid for the overweight, according to an experiment reported on Sunday.