Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 10, 2001
How worlds collide: Geophysicists revive the great plate debate
What drives tectonic plate movement? At the

Not seeing is believing when it comes to event horizon evidence
NASA's two Great Observatories, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, have independently provided what could be the best direct evidence yet for the existence of an event horizon, the defining feature of a black hole and one of the most bizarre astrophysical concepts in nature.

Hubble's ultraviolet views of nearby galaxies yield clues to early universe
Astronomers are using these three Hubble telescope images of nearby galaxies to help tackle the question of why their distant relatives have such odd shapes, appearing markedly different from the typical

LabNotes -- Research highlights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Quarterly news tipsheet from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. In this issue: is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to