Archive: 01/12/2005

Samsung developed new digital TV receiver chip

Samsung Electronics announced that it has completed development of a new digital TV receiver chip, the S5H1406, establishing a new standard for terrestrial (VSB) and cable (QAM) digital TV broadcasting performance. Samsung's ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Dwarf galaxy has giant surprise

Huge gas disk may be similar to stuff of early universe An astronomer studying small irregular galaxies has discovered a remarkable feature in one of them that may provide key clues to understanding how galaxies form and ...

Jan 12, 2005
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SAMSUNG Debuts New Mini DVD Player For Kids

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a longtime leader in the portable DVD category, delights the next generation of multimedia enthusiasts with the new Hand Held Mini DVD Player, DVD Jr. Designed for kids under 15 years old, H ...

Jan 12, 2005
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New lensless imaging technique opens door to nanoscale world

Researchers at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL) and the German laboratory Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft für Synchrotronstrahlung (BESSY) have crafted a technique to take X-ray images that ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Spitzer Finds Stellar

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered a hatchery for massive stars. A new striking image from the infrared telescope shows a vibrant cloud called the Trifid Nebula dotted with glowing stellar "incubators." ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Copper vs. Copper at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

Middleweight matchup to provide control data in exploration of new form of matter Scientists searching for evidence that a particle accelerator at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has cre ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Computer aid ensures speedy, high-quality translations

With 20 official languages and dozens more unofficial ones there is an immense and expanding need for translations in the European Union. Increasing translators' productivity is the goal of TransType2, an innovative computer-aided ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Apple Introduces iPod shuffle: First iPod Under $100

Apple yesterday introduced iPod shuffle, a breakthrough digital music player. Smaller and lighter than a pack of gum, iPod shuffle works seamlessly with iTunes' innovative AutoFill feature, which automatically ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Saharan Dust Affects Thunderstorm Behavior in Florida

Scientists using NASA satellite data have discovered tiny particles of dust blowing across the Atlantic Ocean from the Sahara Desert can affect Florida thunderstorms. Dust affects the size of the top or "anvil" of a thu ...

Jan 12, 2005
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The future of the Internet

Elon University and the Pew Internet & American Life Project survey nearly 1,300 technology experts and scholars to forecast the next decade of network development. The workplace, family life, education and many other fou ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Gallium Nitride Power Transistor for Wireless Base Stations

According to JCN Network, Oki Electric has announced that it has started sample provisioning of it's Gallium Nitride High Electron Mobility Transistor (GaN-HEMT), a high frequency wave power transistor for wireless base stations. The new transistor, using gallium nitride ma ...

Jan 12, 2005
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Astronomers find gravity's signature in galaxy distribution

In the largest galaxy survey ever, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) confirmed the role of gravity in growing structures in the universe, using the result to precisely measure the geometry of the universe. The SDSS res ...

Jan 12, 2005
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