All posts tagged "science"
2016 Nobel Laureates and their work
Winners' contributions range rom the development of the world's smallest machines to song lyrics that have touched generations of fans
- Posted December 10, 2016
Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test
WASHINGTON – American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. “We’re losing ground – a troubling prospect when,...
- Posted December 6, 2016
PRAAI, Honeywell sign agreement for aeronautical and aerospace industry training
Honeywell Aerospace Puerto Rico (HAPR) and the Aeronautical & Aerospace Institute of Puerto Rico (AAIPR) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have signed an agreement whereby the institute will provide Honeywell with specialized training services to develop products and services for...
- Posted November 3, 2016
Soaring species: Endangered baby toads fly to Puerto Rico
SAN FRANCISCO – More than 4,000 wiggling tadpoles conceived via wine fridges in California and then packed in a passenger plane headed to Puerto Rico on Thursday as part of a program to re-establish a technicolor native...
- Posted October 20, 2016
European lander released to begin final descent to Mars
Its main purpose is to test technology for a future European Mars rover
- Posted October 16, 2016
Nobel physics prize: A look at the 3 winners, their feats
STOCKHOLM — Three British-born scientists who have conducted extensive research in the United States won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday. They are David Thouless, 82, a professor emeritus at the University of Washington; Duncan...
- Posted October 4, 2016
8,000-year-old female figurine uncovered in central Turkey
Unlike other figurines on the site, which are made of clay, this one is made of stone
- Posted September 15, 2016
NASA spacecraft heads off to asteroid to bring back samples
These bite-size bits of ancient space rock could hold clues to the origin of life
- Posted September 8, 2016
SpaceX gets taker for first flight of recycled rocket
"We believe reusable rockets will open up a new era of spaceflight"
- Posted August 30, 2016
Just a burp: Intriguing hints of physics particle evaporate
WASHINGTON – Eight months after raising hopes that they may have found an intriguing new particle that cannot be explained by the existing main physics theory, disappointed scientists are saying: Never mind. It was just a statistical...
- Posted August 7, 2016