Archive: 12/02/2007

Comets Clash at Heart of Helix Nebula

A bunch of rowdy comets are colliding and kicking up dust around a dead star, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The dead star lies at the center of the much-photographed Helix nebula, a shimmering ...

dateFeb 12, 2007 in Astronomy
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HP Unveils iPAQ 500 Smartphone

HP today introduced the latest HP iPAQ device, a sleek and small smartphone that delivers a flexible wireless email experience for business customers through convenient voice control and hands-free operation.

dateFeb 12, 2007 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Glaciers Not on Simple, Upward Trend of Melting

Two of Greenland's largest glaciers shrank dramatically and dumped twice as much ice into the sea during a period of less than a year between 2004 and 2005. And then, less than two years later, they returned to near their ...

dateFeb 12, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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AMD Details Native Quad-core Design Features

AMD today unveiled more industry-defining architectural features for its upcoming native Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors (codenamed “Barcelona”) during a presentation to the International Solid State Circuits Conference ...

dateFeb 12, 2007 in Semiconductors
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Chimps used tools as early as the Stone Age: study

Chimpanzees from West Africa were cracking nuts open using stone tools in prehistoric times, according to a study released Monday that suggests some chimp populations may have been using this kind of tool technology for thousands ...

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