Archive: 1/06/2005

Samsung to Launch the World's First MIMO Notebook

Airgo Networks, Inc., pioneer and world leader of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology, the foundation for next generation Wi-Fi, today announced that Samsung will ship the world's first laptops with embedded ...

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GALEX catches flashers and streakers in the ultraviolet sky

In the 18 months since its launch by NASA, the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) ultraviolet space telescope has discovered a wealth of objects in the sky, from flaring dwarf stars to space debris streaking through the telescope's ...

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Fujitsu's Biometric Network Adapter for Document Scanners

Leading regional IT and communications solutions provider Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd today launched the fi-5000N, the world's first biometric network adapter that provides secure one-touch connectivity between document scanners ...

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Freescale, University of Florida advance Moore's law

Industry’s first double-gate transistor model enables smaller, more powerful silicon products that use less energy Freescale Semiconductor and the University of Florida have created the industry's first double-gate ...

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Patented technology captures carbon dioxide from power plants

Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have invented a new method for controlling the emission of carbon dioxide from power plants. The technique, ...

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Texas Tech wins Sandia MEMS design contest

Students from Texas Tech University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have won this year’s annual MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) design competition sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories. Said ...

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New Hurricane Prediction Model Forecasts Active 2005 Season

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new model for predicting the number of hurricanes likely to form in the Atlantic Ocean during the 2005 season, as well as the number of those hurricanes likely ...

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Rapid-Scanning Doppler on Wheels Keeps Pace with Twisters

A new Doppler radar instrument that can scan tornadoes every five to 10 seconds is prowling the Great Plains this spring in search of its first close-up twister. Newly enhanced for season-long thunderstorm tracking, the radar ...

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Icy Jupiter Moon Throws a Curve Ball at Formation Theories

Scientists studying data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft have found that Jupiter's moon Amalthea is a pile of icy rubble less dense than water. Scientists expected moons closer to the planet to be rocky and not icy. The finding ...

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Ancient floods on Mars

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, show a large depression called Iani Chaos and the upper reaches of a large outflow channel called Ares Vallis. Image ...

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