Archive: 02/14/2006

World's longest laser invented

Academics at Aston University in Birmingham, UK have invented what is thought to be the world’s longest laser. They have transformed an optical fibre 75 kilometres long into the laser, which the team hopes will ...

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Semi-automatic multimedia monitor tracks sponsorship

Corporate sponsors seek positive results from their investments. By automatically monitoring TV programmes and print media, a new system promises to keep sponsors and media analysts well informed and happy.

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NASA Outlines FY 2006 Operating Plan

NASA has sent to Congress its operating plan for the remainder of fiscal year 2006, which runs until Sept. 30. Such plans, a formality required as part of the budget process, allow legislators to evaluate the proposed funding ...

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Russian Rocket To Orbit Arab Satellite February 28

The launch of the Proton-M Russian carrier rocket with the Arab communications satellite ArabSat 4A has been scheduled for February 28 at 8:10 p.m. GMT at the Baikonur Space Center, the Russian Federal Space Agency said Monday. ...

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HP unveils new iPAQ wireless handheld

Hewlett Packard Monday introduced its latest iPAQ handheld wireless device, which included a new "push" e-mail feature developed by Microsoft.

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New technology enhances aircraft safety

New technology utilized by Rochester Institute of Technology engineers in Rochester, N.Y., is helping the U.S. Navy improve the safety of its aircraft.

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Spirit Completes Fourth Mile On Mars

Spirit is healthy and continues to make progress toward "Home Plate" after driving more than 150 meters (492 feet), taking images, making atmospheric observations, and analyzing geology.

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Internet vid content jumps on mobile wave

In the thriller recut of the romantic trailer for "Sleepless in Seattle," a needy Meg Ryan stalks her next victim, the lonely widower Tom Hanks residing in the painfully overcast, rainy city.

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