Archive: 1/08/2011

Juno spacecraft prepares to launch

In one week, NASA is scheduled to launch the Juno spacecraft on a mission to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, to answer some fundamental questions about the gas giant and, in turn, about the processes that ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Found: Heart of darkness

Astronomers using the 10-meter Keck II telescope in Hawaii have confirmed in a new paper that a troupe of about 1,000 small, dim stars just outside the Milky Way comprise the darkest known galaxy, as well as something else: ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Astronomy
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New freeze-dry method good for processing fish

A quicker freeze-dry technique used to process salmon cubes could potentially be applied to add value to meat components considered to be less appealing, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researcher.

dateAug 01, 2011 in Other
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