Archive: 04/07/2011

Next Mars rover nears completion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Assembly and testing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is far enough along that the mission's rover, Curiosity, looks very much as it will when it is investigating Mars.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Fatal crashes fall among teen drivers

Programs that create some common-sense restrictions when young drivers get behind the wheel have helped cut the rate of deadly crashes by more than half. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at fatal ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Health
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Maybe Ben Franklin was wrong

(PhysOrg.com) -- The eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland in 1783-84 set off a cascade of catastrophe, spewing sulfuric clouds into Europe and eventually around the world. Poisonous mists and a resulting ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Google in German solar investment

Google on Thursday announced a multi-million-euro investment in a solar power plant outside Berlin in what the US Internet giant said was its first clean energy project investment in Europe.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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