Archive: 07/05/2005

Deep Impact Generates its Own Spectacular Photo Flash

The hyper-speed demise of NASA's Deep Impact probe generated an immense flash of light, which provided an excellent light source for the two cameras on the Deep Impact mothership. Deep Impact scientists theorize ...

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Will a footprint rewrite the history books?

Scientists have unearthed human footprints in central Mexico which they claim are around 40,000 years old, shattering previous theories on how humans first colonised the Americas.

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Teenage creator of virus faces trial

A criminal trial against a teenager responsible for one of the worst computer viruses in history opened Tuesday in Verden, Germany.

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One 'Apostle' disappears off Australia

The sea has swallowed one of Australia's Twelve Apostles, leaving only eight of the spectacular limestone monoliths to guard the country's southwest coast.

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Global Warming To Be More Extreme In Some Areas Than Others

Serious global climate change is nothing new; in fact, it is quite ancient. One University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has reviewed the earth's temperature patterns from the past 70 million years to predict future patterns. ...

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Thai Optical Earth Observation Space System

THEOS will provide Thailand with worldwide geo-referenced image products and image processing capabilities for applications in cartography, land use, agricultural monitoring, forestry management, coastal zone monitoring and ...

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Europe Envisages Cooperation On New Russian Space Plane

Whilst everyone awaits the return to flight of the US Shuttle, Europe is considering an eventual participation in a new manned spacecraft. The Kliper project which Russia is proposing to build was one of the hot subjects ...

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