Archive for December, 2009 :

Mystery of Golden Ratio Explained?
December 22nd, 2009

The golden ratio, a geometric proportion that has been theorized to be the most aesthetically pleasing to the eye, has been the root of countless mysteries over the centuries. One Researcher thinks he knows what is really going on with the golden ratio.

Group Launches RP’s Second Solar Car
December 17th, 2009

The Philippine Solar Car Challenge Society, Inc. (SINAG Society) yesterday unveiled its second solar- powered car, Sikat, which is faster, cheaper, lighter and effective than its predecessor.

Three New Planets Discovered
December 15th, 2009

Three new planets have been found orbiting a nearby star that is almost identical to the Sun.

NASA’s Hunt for the Invisibles Begins
December 14th, 2009

NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite is now in orbit and will soon be looking for objects previously invisible.

Electric Paper
December 8th, 2009

Stanford scientists are harnessing nanotechnology to quickly produce ultra-lightweight, bendable batteries and supercapacitors in the form of everyday paper.

‘Permanent’ Arctic Ice Vanishing
December 7th, 2009

One of Canada’s top northern researchers says the permanent Arctic sea ice that is home to the world’s polar bears and usually survives the summer has all but disappeared.

Rising Waters Slowly Swallowing Tuktoyaktuk
December 7th, 2009

While the world argues about the existence of global warming, the rising Arctic Ocean is already swallowing up the village of Tuktoyaktuk.

Sandtrapped Rover Makes a Big Discovery
December 3rd, 2009

Homer’s Iliad tells the story of Troy, a city besieged by the Greeks in the Trojan War. Today, a lone robot sits besieged in the sands of Troy while engineers and scientists plot its escape.

Safe H1N1 Treatment?
December 2nd, 2009

Large doses of Vitamin C has been shown to be a powerful anti-viral treatment.

Big Freeze Plunged Europe Into Ice Age in Months
December 1st, 2009

In the film The Day After Tomorrow, the world enters the icy grip of a new glacial period within the space of just a few weeks. Now new research shows that this scenario may not be so far from the truth after all.