New Solution to Old Mystery: Why Doesn’t the Inside of the Solar System Spin Faster?

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New research from Caltech proposes a new solution to a longstanding mystery about thin gas disks rotating around young stars. The key to solving a longstanding mystery about thin gas disks rotating around young stars: the motion of a tiny number of charged particles. This is according to a new study from the California Institute … Read more

3M to spin off $8.6 billion health care business

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3M announced Tuesday it will spin off its $8.6 billion health care business as the global manufacturer seeks to focus its portfolio and boost profitability. While not a complete breakup like those proposed by industrial peers General Electric and Toshiba, the move will profoundly reshape Maplewood-based 3M and its yet-to-be-named health care company spinoff. “We … Read more