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NASA Discusses Research Seeking Habitable Worlds Among The Stars, Report

NASA Discusses Research Seeking Habitable Worlds Among The Stars, Report

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden listens to a discussion of “the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars” July 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. Most prominent among the methods NASA will search the universe for habitable exoplanets will be the deployment of the James Webb Space Telescope, with a mirror of ... Read More »

Scientists Find Boron Buckyball

Scientists Find Boron Buckyball

New research has proven that boron has the ability to form a cage-like molecule similar to a buckyball that has helped bring in the nanotechnology era. Scientists working together from Brown University and Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball. Read More »

Toxic algae will make its way to Lake Erie later this summer, Report

Toxic algae will make its way to Lake Erie later this summer, Report

Toxic algae blooms are to return to western Lake Erie this summer, threatening marine life and humans wading in these waters, according to predictions by the NOAA released Thursday. Cyanobacteria, a harmful blue-green alga, is expected to rear its ugly head in late summer, though forecasts note that the bloom will most likely be smaller than last year’s intense bloom, ... Read More »