Archive: 06/03/2013

Basin instinct

Lake Eyre, some 100 kilometres North of Adelaide, Australia, could become a thriving centre of bio-saline agriculture and trade and industry if an ambitious macro-engineering project were to be implemented.

Jun 03, 2013
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Taiwan's Hon Hai in tie-up with Mozilla

Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Monday announced plans to develop devices and software using Mozilla's Firefox operating system, in an attempt to diversify its existing manufacturing services.

Jun 03, 2013
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How common are earths around small stars?

(Phys.org) —The Kepler mission has revolutionized the study of exoplanet statistics by increasing the number of known extrasolar planets and planet candidates by a factor of five, and by discovering systems ...

Jun 03, 2013
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A burst of stars 13 billion years ago

(Phys.org) —The universe immediately following the big bang contained mostly hydrogen and some helium. All the other elements needed to make galaxies, planets, and life were formed in stellar interiors ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Set in the right light

Lighting plays a big role at events presenting new products, on television shows, and at concerts. Mobilight, a portable and wireless system, offers a wide range of options. And researchers have now made ...

Jun 03, 2013
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NASA prepares for 3-D manufacturing in space

(Phys.org) —In preparation for a future where parts and tools can be printed on demand in space, NASA and Made in Space Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., have joined to launch equipment for the the first 3-D microgravity printing ...

Jun 03, 2013
5 / 5 (10) 4 | with audio podcast