All posts tagged "science"

  • Hoesung Lee (AP Photo)
    Korean energy economist to head UN climate science panel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Korean professor of climate change economics will lead the Nobel Prize-winning group of climate scientists who keep track of global warming. Hoesung Lee, elected chairman Tuesday of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • This undated photo provided by NASA and taken by an instrument aboard the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks on the surface of Mars that scientists believe were caused by flowing streams of salty water. Researchers said Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, that the latest observations strongly support the longtime theory that salt water in liquid form flows down certain Martian slopes each summer. (NASA/JPL/University of Arizona via AP)
    NASA discovers flowing water on Mars

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to be flowing with rivulets of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet. “It...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Top row shows human skin and hair follicle. a) through c) are imaged with an Olympus IX-70 microscope at a magnification of 40, 100 and 200. d) is imaged with a Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone with a PDMS lens. Bottom row shows magnified regions. (Courtesy of University of Houston)
    [ScienceDaily] Lens turns smartphone into a microscope: Costs only 3 cents

    Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens. Wei-Chuan...

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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  • From the left, KSEANY Chairman Stephen Suh standing with the winners of the Mayor's Award, Alex Kim and Jeon Soo-bin. (Korea Times)
    Two Korean Americans win NYC’s Mayor Award

    By The Korea Times New York staff The Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association of New York (KSEANY) held the 21st annual Mathematics and Science Fair Awards on Dec. 15. Alex Kim and Jeon Soo-bin, both juniors...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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