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August 19, 2015

When the New Horizons spacecraft met up with Pluto last month, astronomers christened one of the features Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), a nod to the Russian satellite Sputnik 1. Sputnik was launched on October 4, 1957, kicking off the space age in the process.

(Read our coverage of the New Horizons Pluto flyby here.)

July 29, 2015

An international team of researchers led by the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has developed a technique that provides the first atomic-scale images of colloidal nanoparticles.

April 22, 2015

Seismologists have always relied on surface observation to piece together models of what they thought Earth’s interior looked like. These models served them well for years, but they were unable to map out the planet’s interior with certainty, until now. A team of scientists is using the powerful US Titan supercomputer to do just that.


January 14, 2015

Delivering uninterrupted 3D immersive content, such as sports games and live concerts, to many viewers is a highly ambitious goal. It involves sending very large volumes of high-quality multimedia data to a wide range of user devices. The ROMEO project has worked over the past three years to address these challenges through compression and hybrid synchronized 3D multi-view media delivery.

January 18, 2012

A CGI snapshot of the space junk orbiting high above our heads in low-Earth orbit. Image courtesy Space Junk 3D website.

February 16, 2011

How film makers are bringing CERN's subterranean detectors to life.