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(2011-02-08)Galileo’s first look at Jupiter through a telescope sparked his evidence that our solar system was heliocentric. Since then the observation of Jupiter has become incredibly widespread and frequent. Our initial goal was ...
(2011-02-08)Changes in the rings of Saturn are difficult to detect from Earth-based telescopes because of their fine composition. Particulate bodies, like planetary rings, demonstrate strange phenomena without obvious causes and are ...
(2010-03-31)I studied the electronic band structure of carbon nanotubes through computer simulations using quantum molecular dynamics. I demonstrated that band gap energies can be "tuned" by the application of external tensile strain. ...