NASA's Parker Solar Probe will never return to Earth — but it can still look back on where it came from. On Sept. 25, the sole camera aboard that spacecraft, which launched on Aug. 12, captured a photo of Earth shining brightly in a field of stars. That camera is called WISPR (Wide-field Imager for Solar Probe) and is actually on board to allow the spacecraft to … [Read more...] about Here’s What Earth Looks Like When You’re Heading to the Sun
Why does the sun shine? Our local star constantly smashes atoms together deep inside its fiery belly to produce its blazing light. But because this internal commotion lies hidden beneath the sun's thick outer layers, scientists have few ways to learn about what goes on at the star's core. But by collecting neutrinos — tiny, ghostly particles that barely interact with … [Read more...] about Scientists Now Have the Most Detailed Picture Yet of the Neutrino Factory Inside Our Sun
By Dug Begley Published 6:21 pm CDT, Sunday, October 7, 2018 The puddles left behind by two rapid Sunday showers that streaked across Houston’s Northside just gave Taylor Rogers something else to play in. As people eased out from under awnings and umbrellas to participate in another Cigna Sunday Streets, this time a community gathering along Irvington, … [Read more...] about Houston’s Northside shines, even with Sunday Streets rains
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Tech We’re using Alternative power sources have upended the electric grid. Ivan Penn, who covers the beat, discusses the changes and how he keeps track of them. ByIvan Penn Sept. 26, … [Read more...] about The Sun Sets. The Wind Dies. But Energy Data Is Relentless.
Molly Abraham Special to The Detroit News Published 5:24 PM EDT Sep 19, 2018 It looks so simple when things are done right. Crispelli’s is a good example. The menu is straightforward and focused, with pizza the star, and a supporting cast of pastas, salads and sandwiches on house-made breads. Executive chef Shawn Wright and … [Read more...] about Dining review: Food shines at Crispelli’s Troy spot