August 2007 (Archive)

Boiling point
McDonald's recalls Shrek glasses due to potential cadmium risk — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced…
Hogchoker - the new Internet star — A small flatfish living along the coast of North America is the…
Cancer deaths are projected to double by 2030 — Cancer deaths are projected to double in the next two decades.…

More Boiling point
Minuscule
Wasps clock faces like humans — Face recognition in golden paper wasps may be an adaptation to…
Entangled diamonds vibrate together — Objects big enough for the eye to see have been placed in a weirdly…
How animals predict earthquakes — Animals may sense chemical changes in groundwater that occur…
New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact — Hundreds of metres under one of Iceland's largest glaciers there…

More Minuscule
RSS feeds, newsletter
Find the topic you want. Science Centric offers several RSS feeds for the News section.

Or subscribe for our Newsletter, a free e-mail publication. It is published practically every day.
Where am I? > Home > News

News | Archive (4 August 2007)

Archived news stories published on 4 August 2007 [chronologically, reverse order]
DON'T MISS —
On the trail of a cosmic cat
On the trail of a cosmic cat — Few objects in the sky have been as well named as the Cat's Paw Nebula, a glowing gas cloud resembling the gigantic pawprint…
Kepler discovers its first five exoplanets
Kepler discovers its first five exoplanets — 'These observations contribute to our understanding of how planetary systems form and evolve from the gas and dust disks…
Astronomers find super-Earth
Astronomers find super-Earth — Astronomers announced today that they have discovered a 'super-Earth' orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth.…
VISTA: Pioneering new survey telescope starts work
VISTA: Pioneering new survey telescope starts work — VISTA is the latest telescope to be added to ESO's Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. It is housed…

Phoenix heads for polar region of Mars

— 15:33 GMT | Astronomy

NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission blasted off Saturday, aiming for a 25 May 2008, arrival at the Red Planet and a close-up examination of the surface of the northern polar region. Perched atop a Delta II rocket, the spacecraft left Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at 5:26 AM Eastern Time into the predawn sky above Florida's Atlantic coast…

4 August 2007 — 1 story
Page 1

More on Science Centric's News

Black hole caught zapping galaxy into existence?Black hole caught zapping galaxy into existence?

— 'The 'chicken and egg' question of whether a galaxy or its black hole comes first is one of the most debated subjects in astrophysics today,' says lead author David…

Cosmic 'dig' reveals vestiges of the Milky Way's building blocksCosmic 'dig' reveals vestiges of the Milky Way's building blocks

— 'The history of the Milky Way is encoded in its oldest fragments, globular clusters and other systems of stars that have witnessed the entire evolution of our galaxy,'…