Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 26, 1996
Global Neighborhood Watch
A global monitoring system which includes stations from the National Science Foundation (NSF)âs global seismic network is on a global ãneighborhood watch.ä The United States this week signed the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which will be verified through an International Monitoring System.

NASA Turns Over Satellite Operations To UC Berkeley
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and UC Berkeley's Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics have forged an innovative partnership that for the first time would transfer day-to-day operations of one of NASA's satellites to a university

Natural Gas Evaluation Technology
Several Asian nations are extremely interested in new technology to evaluate deep natural gas resources, developed at the University of Wyoming's Institute for Energy Research (IER).

Gamma-ray Bursts Challenge Theoretical Models
An international team of astronomers has observed extremely rapid bursts of high-energy gamma rays from a distant galaxy, an observation that is challenging how astronomers explain such phenomena.
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