Archive: 02/04/2005

Pocket Projectors Possible Thanks to New LED

Although it’s smaller than a pack of cigarettes, Ostar — the latest high-performance light-emitting diode from Osram — is 50 times brighter than comparable predecessor models. Because of its small size ...

Feb 04, 2005 4.3 / 5 (10) 0

Lasers to give early-warning of volcanic eruptions

Laser-based instruments could soon become a convenient tool to warn scientists of impending volcanic eruptions according to research reported today on the Institute of Physics website Optics.org. Researchers in Italy have ...

Feb 04, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0

Airbags will become more secure

"Despite the fact that motorcars of established companies have long ago been equipped with airbags, gas generating compositions in them are still far from perfect, says David Lempert, Ph.D. (Chemistry), one of the development ...

Feb 04, 2005 1 / 5 (1) 0

Siberian Fires Most Common Near People

While Siberia may be one of the last expanses on Earth where human presence is relatively scarce, scientists are finding some surprising connections between humans and fires in these frigid, northern forests. ...

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Towards a truly clever Artificial Intelligence

A pioneering new way of creating computer programs could be used in the future to design and build robots with minds that function like that of a human being, according to a leading researcher at The University of Reading. ...

Feb 04, 2005 4.8 / 5 (4) 0

Saturn's Hot Spot

NASA astronomers using the Keck I telescope in Hawaii are learning much more about a strange, thermal "hot spot" on the tip of Saturn's south pole. In the most precise reading of Saturn's temperatures ever take ...

Feb 04, 2005 2.8 / 5 (28) 1
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