Tag: exoplanet

  • Searching for Methane, the Other Greenhouse Gas – with Robert Green of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Searching for Methane, the Other Greenhouse Gas – with Robert Green of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

     Methane is a much more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. It is more short lived than CO2 (about a decade as opposed to a century) but it is 85 times more effective at warming. Rob Green is a world renowned expert in spectroscopy, which is a great way to find methane on…

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  • Cyborg doctors in a pill, jet stream stuck in traffic, new Zika test: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Cyborg pill used to monitor health Scientists have created a hybrid biological-electronic system to detect biomarkers in the body, a breakthrough that could make medical diagnosis easier, faster, and more precise. They call the technology the Ingestible Micro-Bio-Electronic Device,…

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