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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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