Archive: 03/02/2005

Microsoft invests in EuroScience

At the Government Leaders Forum today, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates announced the EuroScience Initiative in his keynote to over 500 government leaders and public officials. The initiative aims ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Experiments Prove Existence of Atomic Chain Anchors

Atoms at the ends of self-assembled atomic chains act like anchors with lower energy levels than the “links” in the chain, according to new measurements by physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Researchers Assess the Evolution of Quantum Dot Imaging

The evolution over the last two decades of the nanocrystals known as quantum dots has seen the growth of this revolutionary new tool from electronic materials science to far-reaching biological applications that will allow ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Even in heaven, stars can only get so big

New research from the University of Michigan shows that there may be an upper limit to the size of a star, somewhere around 120 to 200 times bigger than our sun. The sun is the closest star to Earth and therefore looks very ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

BlackBerry Advances Security For Government Sector

BlackBerry® continues its lead as the wireless platform of choice in the government sector as Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announces the availability of its S/MIME Support Package v4.0 for BlackBerry ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

A filter that enhances the power of communications satellites

Researchers at the Public University of Navarre are designing and developing a filter that enhances the power of communications satellites for the European Space Agency. The filter enables the reduction, by a factor of a ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

IEEE-USA Supports Prolonging Life of Hubble

NASA should explore all possible avenues toward prolonging the useful life of the Hubble Space Telescope, IEEE-USA said today in a statement to the House Science Committee. The most urgent need is a servicing mission to refurbish ...

dateFeb 03, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0