Archive: 07/01/2005

New design developed for silicon nanowire transistors

In an advance for nanoscale electronics, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new design for silicon nanowire transistors that both simplifies processing ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Vigorous Hurricane Season Expected To Strike United States

Forecasters predict a "very active" 2005 hurricane season, with 15 named tropical storms and eight hurricanes likely. Hurricane season continues until Nov. 20. Homeowners living in hurricane-prone regions of the country are ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Planet With Largest Solid Core Ever Discovered

NASA researchers recently discovered the largest solid core ever found in an extrasolar planet, and their discovery confirms a planet formation theory. "For theorists, the discovery of a planet with such a l ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Engineers Deliver Robot to Neutralize Remote Explosives

Engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate have rapidly prototyped, developed, and delivered low-cost expendable robots to disable and dispose of improvised explosive devices. ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Arrtificial reef generates surfers' waves

Two New Zealand companies have developed an artificial rubber reef that can be used to create surfing-quality waves in a swimming pool.

Jul 01, 2005
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Non-migratory birds may have bigger brains

European scientists have determined birds with bigger brains tend to stay put in the winter and are more innovative in their feeding habits.

Jul 01, 2005
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Sunshine Mapping From Space Means Brighter Solar Energy Future

How sunny is it outside right now – not just locally but all across Europe and Africa? Answering this question is at the heart of many weather-related business activities: solar power and the wider energy sector, architecture ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Scientist: Rate of progress slowing

A U.S. scientist says that the rate of innovation peaked around the year 1900 and might actually grind to a halt comparable to the Dark Ages.

Jul 01, 2005
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Russian Space Center To Complete Third Orbital Module

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos) has allocated money to the Khrunichev Space Center to complete the construction of a multipurpose research module (MRM) for the International Space Station (ISS), the center's ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Japanese Space Observatory To Carry NASA X-RAY Instrument

A pioneering X-ray detector developed at NASA'S Goddard Space Flight Center will launch on board the new Astro-E2 space observatory. Astro-E2's primary instrument is the high-resolution X-ray Spectrometer (XRS), developed joi ...

Jul 01, 2005
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