NASA: Space station crew seeks safety from debris in ‘lifeboat’ Field Guide to X-ray Astronomy. Chemistry and the Universe Chemistry, the study of the intricate dances and bondings of low-energy electrons to form the molecules that make up the world we live in, may seem far removed from the thermonuclear heat in the interiors of stars and the awesome power of supernovas.
Yet, there is a fundamental connection between them. To illustrate this connection, the familiar periodic table of elements—found in virtually every chemistry class—has been adapted to show how astronomers see the chemical Universe. What leaps out of this table is that the simplest elements, hydrogen and helium, are far and away the most abundant. The Universe started out with baryonic matter in its simplest form, hydrogen. After that initial one third of an hour, the expanding Universe cooled below the point where nuclear fusion could operate. The chemical composition of the Universe has been constantly changing throughout its 13.7 billion year history. Chandra Images Periodic Table.
Meteorite life form not alien! By Babu G.
Ranganathan NASA will do anything for money. Recently NASA claimed aliens exist and that there is now proof from a meteorite containing fossils of bacteria. NASA claims that meteors and meteorites originated from other planets. Why couldn't they have originated from Earth? In the Earth's past there was powerful volcanic activity which could have easily spewed dirt and rocks containing microbes into outer space which not only could have eventually reached Mars but also ended up traveling in orbit through space that we now know as meteors..
MIT scientist Dr. All the scientific evidence only supports the possibility of life coming from previously existing life. Stanley Miller, in his famous experiment in 1953, showed that individual amino acids (the building blocks of life) could come into existence by chance. In Nature there are what scientists call right-handed and left-handed amino acids. Similarly, the nucleic acids in DNA and RNA must be in a precise sequence.
US to launch secret 'space warplane' - (Build 20100401064631) US to launch secret 'space warplane' An artist's conception of the X-37B The United States Air Force has announced that it will launch a secret space plane that has sparked speculation about the militarization of space.
The Pentagon has set April 21 as the date for the launch of the robotic space plane known as the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV), which is a reusable unmanned plane capable of long outer space missions at low orbits. Since the nature of the project is shrouded in mystery, defense analysts allege that the US military is building the first generation of US 'space Predator drones' that will build up the United States' space armada, the Christian Science Monitor wrote in a recent article. Military experts argue that the US Department of Defense would not have saved NASA's costly X-37B project, which had been scrapped, if it did not have a military application. Home - (Build 20100722150226) CMU Robotics Camp - (Build 20100722150226) June 25, 2002 Michael Mewhinney NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Phone: 650/604-3937 or 650/604-9000 E-mail: email@example.com Anne Watzman Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Phone: 412/268-3830 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Thirty Bay Area high school students entering their senior year this fall will soon take part in a new robotics summer course. Students in the ‘Robotic Autonomy’ program will build, program and operate their personal vision-based, mobile robots as they learn about the electronics, mechanics and computer science of robotic systems. "We are delighted to host the Robotic Autonomy program with Carnegie Mellon University, a renowned leader in computing and robotic technologies," said NASA Ames Director Dr. The seven-week Robotic Autonomy course will be held from July 1 to Aug. 16 in Bldg. 17 at NASA Research Park. "At the end of the program, each student will take his or her robot home to keep.
Www.cs.cmu.edu/~rasc. NASA Finds New Life Form.