In world first, Japan's Hayabusa2 probe collects samples from distant asteroid after second successful touchdown
6 days, 9 hours ago by sFP7 | 2 facts | 0 comments | 6 votes

  • “We have never gathered subsurface material from a celestial body further away than the moon” - www.japantimes.co.jp
  • The probe made a touchdown on a distant asteroid and collected samples from beneath the surface. - www.japantimes.co.jp

Charlottesville, Virginia killer sentenced to life in prison
1 week ago by sFP7 | 3 facts | 0 comments | 1 votes

  • James Fields who steered a Dodge Challenger into a crowd of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison. - www.nytimes.com
  • Fields made an arrangement with prosecutors to plead guilty to 29 out of 30 federal hate crime charges on condition they would not seek the death penalty - en.wikinews.org
  • Charlottesville, Virginia killer sentenced to life in prison - en.wikinews.org

Physicist Solves 2,000-Year-Old Optical Problem
1 week, 1 day ago by sFP7 | 2 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • Their findings were published in the article General Formula for Bi-Aspheric Singlet Lens Design Free of Spherical Aberration, in the journal Applied Optics. - petapixel.com
  • The formula solves the Wasserman-Wolf problem, formulated analytically in 1949, but known to scientists for about two thousand years. - petapixel.com


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