Archive: 06/12/2005

Scientists seek clear-sky definition of clouds

All through the ages, humans have dreamily gazed at those shape-shifting cotton-balls floating gently across the sky-the clouds. Atmospheric scientists-Earth's professional cloud-gazers-have learned a great deal about clouds ...

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Unmanned submersible sheds light on an undersea volcano

Rock samples collected last year show surprising variation in the chemistry of an undersea volcano on the Juan de Fuca Ridge near Seattle. The variation comes from the mantle, the source of the magma that erupted from the ...

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Java Mobile Phones Find the Way – New Mobile Navigation

Java-enabled mobile phones are becoming mobile pathfinders. VDO Dayton has become the first supplier to launch a navigation system for cell phones that feature the widely used programming language Java. Navigation solutions ...

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NASA gives Gravity Probe B team scientific achievement award

The Gravity Probe B (GP-B) science mission team—approximately 100 researchers and support staff—received a group achievement award from NASA on Nov. 30. At a ceremony on campus, each person received an individual certificate ...

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Applied Materials Announces Advanced CVD Aluminum Technology

Applied Materials, Inc. today announced its Applied CVD Al process chamber for building current and next-generation high-density interconnects in Flash and DRAM memory chips. Using aluminum deposition technology, which continues ...

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