Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 29, 2002
How small are small stars really?
At a distance of only 4.2 light-years, Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to the Sun currently known.

Canadian scientists develop first-ever Fusarium-tolerant pastry
Farmers can now benefit from a new wheat cultivar with increased tolerance to Fusarium head blight, a fungal disease which has cost the Canadian agri-food industry hundreds of millions of dollars. 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