Archive: 12/01/2006

Astronomers weigh 'recycled' millisecond pulsar

A team of U.S. and Australian astronomers is announcing today that they have, for the first time, precisely measured the mass of a millisecond pulsar -- a tiny, dead star spinning hundreds of times every second. This result ...

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Cosmic battle creates Milky-Way sized tunnel

A team of astronomers is announcing today that they have discovered a giant Milky Way-sized tunnel filled with high energy particles in a distant galaxy cluster. These new findings are of special interest to astronomers as ...

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France Telecom reels, plans counterattack

France Telecom shares were battered Thursday after it announced it would miss revenue forecasts due to increased competition from Internet telephony.

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Digital killed the video store

The livelihood of video stores and online rentals might be numbered, now that the video-download movement is underway. The dawn of convenient video downloads of movie and television shows follows in the steps of audio music ...

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More than a mile-long core retrieved from Crater Drilling

Following three months of around-the-clock work, the Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater Deep Drilling Project successfully completed its operations, extracting more than a mile-long segment of rocks and sediments from the Earth. ...

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New evidence for a Dark Matter Galaxy

New evidence that VIRGOHI 21, a mysterious cloud of hydrogen in the Virgo Cluster 50 million light-years from the Earth, is a Dark Galaxy, emitting no star light, was presented today at the American Astronomical Society meeting ...

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