Archive: 05/12/2004

NASA Satellites See El Nino Creep in From the Indian Ocean

Scientists studied the winds and rains in the eastern Indian Ocean for hints at developing El Ninos. They used that information to create an "Index" or gauge that accurately predicted the El Nino of 2002-2003. El Nino is ...

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An added dimension for virtual museums

Culture vultures enjoy exploring museum collections online. New 3D technology promises to make their experience richer still. With a mouse click, people can manipulate valuable objects as if they were in their own hands. ...

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Stellar nova simulations

New results from experiments at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility will lead to improved models and perhaps a better understanding of what happens when stars explode. Dan Bardayan, Jeff Blackmon and Michael Smith ...

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How the clear blue Med is washed up and dead

As millions of holidaymakers will testify, the Mediterranean is uniquely clear – and blue – unlike the cloudy grey of many coastal waters. But how many of its grateful bathers realise that the Med is so crystal clear ...

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Television phones to become a reality

Talking to your family and friends through your television could soon become a reality, if the set-top-box technology developed by Red Embedded Design Co Ltd receives the investment it is looking for at the Connect Yorkshire ...

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Eyeing the future of ubiquitous computing

A future in which computers become pervasive, unobtrusive and almost invisible is being brought a step closer by EYES, an IST programme-funded project addressing many of the challenges of creating the sensor networks needed ...

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