mrt 282013
Titanium Oxides Around a Giant Star Discovered

  Astronomers detect titanium oxide and titanium dioxide around the giant star VY Canis Majoris An international team of astronomers, including researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy and from the University of Cologne, successfully identified two titanium oxides in the extended atmosphere around a giant star. The object VY Canis Major is [continue reading]

jun 272012
Newly Found Primitive Mineral in the Allende Meteorite

  In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years later, the Allende meteorite is still serving the scientific community as a rich source of information about the early stages of our Solar System’s evolution. Recently, scientists from [continue reading]