Archive: 02/02/2005

Astronomers put forward new theory of galaxy formation

How and when did galaxies form? How and when did stars form in these island-like universes? These questions are still posing a considerable challenge to present-day astronomers. An international team of astronomers, ...

Feb 02, 2005
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New technology could make TV more exciting

Live TV outside broadcasts that combine real action and computer-generated images could become possible for the first time, thanks to camera navigation technology now under development. The work is opening up the prospect of ...

Feb 02, 2005
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The birth of galaxies and stars

Experts at Cardiff University, UK, are designing and building highly sophisticated equipment, which will travel deep into space to enable scientists to look back in time to observe the formation of galaxies and stars. A team ...

Feb 02, 2005
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Earthquake Protected Ancient Statue of Hermes

The world-renowned statue Hermes with the Infant Dionysos has been equipped with innovative seismic protective devices that will help the 7-foot-high marble statue of the Greek god withstand powerful earthquakes. ...

Feb 02, 2005
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SwRI Will Lead Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission

NASA has chosen Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI) to lead the first mission to image the outer boundaries of the solar system, the region separating our solar system from interstellar space. The Interstellar Boundary ...

Feb 02, 2005
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Pluto-Charon origin may mirror that of Earth and its Moon

The evolution of Kuiper Belt objects, Pluto and its lone moon Charon may have something in common with Earth and our single Moon: a giant impact in the distant past. Dr. Robin Canup, assistant director of Southwest Research Ins ...

Feb 02, 2005
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