Space News Archive - December 31, 2008
NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan 3, 2009, at 7 am PST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.
Experts say the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia is under an audio assault from wireless computers and other gadgets cluttering the same frequencies occupied by signals from neutron stars.
New computer visualization technology developed by the Harvard Initiative in Innovative Computing has helped astrophysicists understand that gravity plays a larger role than previously thought in deep space's vast, star-forming molecular clouds.
- A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.