Zooming in on an infant solar system: For the first time, astronomers have observed solar systems in the making in great detailJune 11, 2010 6:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Astronomers have observed in unprecedented detail the processes giving rise to stars and planets in nascent solar systems. The discoveries lay the groundwork for probing the formation of planets with the potential for life.
The space and astronomy worlds have June 13 circled on the calendar. That's when the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) expects the sample return capsule of the agency's technology demonstrator spacecraft, Hayabusa, to boomerang back to Earth. The capsule, along with its mother...
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Rich and poor nations alike criticized a new blueprint for a U.N. climate treaty on Friday as two weeks of talks among 185 countries ended with small steps toward an elusive deal.
LONDON/VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Britain stuck up for beleaguered BP Plc on Friday against American criticism over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while the company ramped up efforts to siphon more crude from its gushing well.
Pet food plant in Dumas, Ark., that was badly damaged in a 2007 tornado is under new ownership that plans to expand and nearly double the number of jobs.
Volkswagen is recalling nearly 16,000 Routan minivans to address fire concerns involving latches on the sliding doors.
Manufacturing conglomerate said Friday it completed acquisition of MTI PolyFab, a Canadian manufacturer of noise and vibration reduction technology for airplanes.
Industry minister wants to build French-designed warships in Russian plants, and eventually expand cooperation to include joint submarine, fighter jet or other manufacturing.
One year after government-funded exit from bankruptcy, CEO Sergio Marchionne is telling employees the automaker has made progress...
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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Western European countries gave strong backing to deeper cuts to climate-warming emissions on Friday, but Italy's environment minister said her peers were deluded.
Big drop in May retail sales was the largest decline in eight months, raising new concerns about the durability of the economic recovery.
Senate rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions...
Combining the companies' cell phone operations would create Japan's second largest handset maker.