Archive: 05/08/2004

Aura Spacecraft Activation is Continuing

Aura spacecraft, launched July 15, is going very well so far. Just over an hour after launch, the spacecraft separated from the Boeing Delta II launch vehicle. This was followed shortly thereafter by deployment of the spacecraft's ...

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Mars Rovers Continue Exploration

NASA's Spirit rover has climbed higher into rocky hills on Mars, and its twin, Opportunity, has descended deeper into a crater, but both rovers, for the time being, are operating with some restrictions while team members ...

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Polymeric nitrogen synthesised

The new single-bonded nitrogen phase could serve as a high-energy storage material, report Max Planck researchers in Mainz, Germany Nitrogen, the major constituent of air, usually consists of inert molecules where two atoms ...

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New Breakthrough Physics Technique for Surface Diagnostics

New method allows scientists to probe fundamental questions of surface science A team of researchers including University of California, Riverside Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Ludwig Bartels has developed a technique ...

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Stars Locations are Uncertain

Whether viewed dimly through the haze and lights of a city or in all their glory in a pristine wilderness, the stars that surround the Earth are magnificent, and one day Earthlings will travel to some of the new planets that ...

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Virtual Olympic Games

Viewers of future Olympic Games will enjoy the marriage of two entertainment industries – sports television and sports computer games – when a highly immersive and fully interactive TV system being developed by the IST ...

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New Type of Cosmic Explosion More Powerful Than Supernovae

Astronomers have identified a new class of cosmic explosions that are more powerful than supernovae but considerably weaker than most gamma-ray bursts. The discovery strongly suggests a continuum between the two previously-known ...

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