Microorganisms that crashed to Earth embedded in the fragments of distant planets might have been the sprouts of life on this one, according to new research from Princeton University, the University of Arizona and the Centro de Astrobiología (CAB) in Spain.
Archive – October 2012
Crucial next steps on the roadmap to developing fusion energy will be the focus of more than 70 top fusion scientists and engineers from around the world who will gather at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) this month.
A center based at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has won a highly competitive $12.25 million grant to develop computer codes to simulate a key component of the plasma that fuels fusion energy.
Topics related to water are explored in the most recent issue of EQuad News, the magazine of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Topics include: A trip to Nevada's Lake Mead provides a stark reminder of dramatically changing drought patterns. Global changes mean a complex future for tropical storms. Trends in "virtual water" trade. Dams on Mekong River could spell disaster for fisheries. Cutting through the clouds to re