Large Magellanic Cloud: Nearby Satellite Dwarf Galaxy - Space.com At about 163,000 light-years from Earth, the ... along with powerful winds," NASA wrote at the time. "The Chandra X-ray Observatory detects gas ... 04/10/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Link
NASA's Fermi Detects the Highest-Energy Light From a Solar Flare This image from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (LAT) shows how the entire sky looked on March 7 in the light of gamma rays with energies beyond 100 MeV. Although the Vela pulsar is the brightest continuous LAT source, it was outmatched this day by the X5.4 ... 06/15/2012 - 1:46 am | View Link
Nasa detects longest and highest-energy light from a solar flare giving out 1,000 times the sun's normal radiation The longest and highest-energy light ever emitted from a solar blast was detected earlier this year, it has emerged. Nasa's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope recorded the powerful eruption on the surface of the sun on March 7. The flare produced such an ... 06/12/2012 - 4:27 am | View Link
NASA’s Fermi detects highest-energy light from powerful solar flare Washington: NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected the highest-energy light ever associated with an eruption on the sun during a powerful solar blast on March 7. The discovery heralds Fermi’s new role as a solar observatory, a powerful new ... 06/11/2012 - 8:10 pm | View Link
Science Scanner: NASA Detects Light from Earth-like Planet It what it calls an historic step in the search for signs of life on other planets, NASA says its astronomers have detected light coming from a “super-Earth” planet 41 light years away. It marks the first time direct light from a rocky super-Earth ... 05/9/2012 - 11:04 am | View Link
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Detects Light from Alien Super-Earth Back in 2004, scientists discovered the alien planet 55 Cancri e – an uninhabitable world that orbits a star 41 light-years away from Earth. Because of its massive size (twice the width of Earth, half the mass of Neptune), it was quickly dubbed a Super ... 05/9/2012 - 6:01 am | View Link
Imagine the Universe! Dictionary If words seem to be missing from the articles, please read this. Imagine the Universe! is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center ... 04/16/2014 - 11:31 am | View Website
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Electromagnetic Spectrum A NASA site listing the various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation. 04/16/2014 - 6:31 am | View Website
Infrared Waves Infrared light is even used to heat food sometimes - special lamps that emit thermal infrared waves are often used in fast food restaurants! 04/16/2014 - 2:27 am | View Website
Visible Light Waves Visible Light Waves. Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see. We see these waves as the colors of the rainbow. Each color has a ... 04/15/2014 - 7:51 am | View Website
Lee Joon Suk, captain of the South Korean ferry which sunk off the coast of Jindo Island on Wednesday, is facing possible charges of negligence, CNN reports
"I am sorry, I am at a loss for words," he said when asked if he anything to say to the missing passengers' families
See also: 4 Dead, Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast
According to CNN affiliate YTN, only one out of 46 lifeboats was deployed after the accident on board the ferry, which carried more than 470 people, many of them high school students on a trip to a local island.
DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.
The Wilmington, Del., chemical maker reported net income Thursday of $1.4 billion, or $1.54 per share, for the quarter ended March 31.
PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit as the company slashed costs and sold more snacks around the world.
The company, which makes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Mountain Dew and Tropicana, said global snack volume rose 2 percent while beverages were even from a year ago.
In its closely watched North American beverage unit, PepsiCo Inc.