Archive: 10/01/2004

Aqueous Nanocomposites as a New Binder for Coatings

This year's FARBE & LACK prize awarded by the German trade magazine of the same name has gone to BASF: Dr. Franca Tiarks and Dr. Jörg Leuninger from Polymer Research and Development Architectural Coatings in the Regional B ...

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Prototype Micro Fuel Cell for 3G FOMA Handsets

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today the joint development of a prototype micro fuel cell for 3G FOMA® handsets. The prototype, manufactured by Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., is expected to greatly extend FOMA handset usage time onc ...

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UK Joins Next Stage of Aurora

Prof. Ian Halliday, Chief Executive of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council [PPARC], confirmed an investment of GBP 3.5M [5M EUR] on behalf of the UK to the European Space Agency's [ESA] European Prepar ...

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NSF funds first nanoscale center for learning and teaching

With a five-year, $15,000,000 grant to Northwestern University, the National Science Foundation is funding the nation's first Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NCLT). The center, under ...

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NASA spacecraft moves one step closer to fall launch

A demonstration of unmanned spacecraft rendezvous in space - something that has never been done in the history of U.S. spaceflight - is planned later this month. The Autonomous Rendezvous Technology (DART) ...

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Astronomers peer back to 'dawn of galaxies'

Detailed analysis of Hubble Space Telescope images has allowed astronomers to determine a major event in the evolution of the universe. The astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope’s Ultra Deep Field (UDF) to peer 95 percent of the ...

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Industry's First 'Smart' SD Memory Card

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known for its Panasonic brand products, has developed the industry’s first SD Memory Card with contactless smart card capabilities. Called smartSD Card, the ...

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DVD+RW 8X to be the World's Fastest DVD Rewriting

The DVD+RW Alliance, a voluntary association of industry-leading personal computer, optical storage and consumer electronics manufacturers that support the Plus format for DVD recording, has announced the release of final draft specification ...

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Sun and The University of Texas Power Up One-of-a-Kind Supercomputer

Texas Advanced Computing Center goes live with Maverick, a unique high performance grid-based computer to provide remote 3D graphics and data intense compute resources for global weather prediction and homeland security The Texas Advanced Comput ...

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Genesis Mission Status Report

The Genesis team is preparing to ship its samples of the Sun from the mission's temporary cleanroom at the U.S. Army Proving Ground, Dugway, Utah, to NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston. "We have essenti ...

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