Archive: 07/10/2012

ASML shares jump on Intel deal

(AP) — Shares in ASML Holding NV surged Tuesday on news that Intel Corp intends to take a 15 percent stake in the company for around $3.07 billion, and will also help fund its research into new technologies. ASML sa ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Business
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India: Enough about Higgs, let's discuss the boson

(AP) — While much of the world was celebrating the international cooperation that led to last week's breakthrough in identifying the existence of the Higgs boson particle, many in India were smarting over what they saw as a slight ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in General Physics
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Vehicle fuel economy down again in June

(Phys.org) -- Fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States has dropped for the third month in a row—likely reflecting the continuing reduction in gas prices, say researchers at the University of Michigan ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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We can still save our reefs: coral scientist

(Phys.org) -- John Pandolfi keeps his optimism alive despite the grim scientific evidence he confronts daily that the world's coral reefs are in a lot of trouble – along with 81 nations and 500 million people who depend ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Environment
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Image: A supernova cocoon breakthrough

(Phys.org) -- Using observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, researchers have obtained the first X-ray evidence of a supernova shock wave breaking through a cocoon of gas surrounding the star that ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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