Archive: 1/07/2008

Fires Burning Near Big Sur, California

Fires near Big Sur, Calif., continued to burn unchecked when the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on Sunday, June 29.

dateJul 01, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Pocket-sized magnetic resonance imaging

The term “MRI scan” brings to mind the gigantic, expensive machines that are installed in hospitals. But research scientists have now developed small portable MRI scanners that perform their services in the field: for ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Engineering
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Care-O-bot 3: Always at your service

Who doesn’t long for household help at times? Service robots will soon be able to relieve us of heavy, dirty, monotonous or irksome tasks. Research scientists have now presented a new generation of household robots, the ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Robotics
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Catch a new planet

Is there anybody out there? Could the Universe contain lots of other planets like ours? Are there new worlds yet to be discovered?

dateJul 01, 2008 in Space Exploration
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