Archive: 10/06/2005

Scientist thinks bad-boy stars may produce elusive particle

Stand too close to a neutron star, and you'll lose the fillings in your teeth and the iron in your blood. Try to land on one, and you'll turn into liquid. Set a sugar cube-size sample of neutron star material on a table, ...

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Argonne research could lead to cooler aluminum production

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and NorandaFalconbridge, Inc. are developing a way to produce aluminum at significantly reduced temperatures. The collaborative research effort could ...

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Argonne's near-frictionless carbon coatings find new use

A research collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the Kurt J. Lesker Company will study the durability of nearly frictionless carbon surface coatings in high-performance, vacuum ...

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Discovery Ready To Roll

The Space Shuttle Discovery is set to roll out to Launch Pad 39B at KSC with an upgraded External Tank (ET). First motion is targeted for 3 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 14.

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