Archive: 04/14/2005

UNL to improve thin diamond film technology

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineer is leading a team of engineers from UNL and the University of Missouri-Rolla on a project to refine a process that coats surfaces with thin diamond films. The team has received a ...

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A star is born - and it may be the first

A new star that may be one of the first to have formed in the Universe has been discovered by an international team led by ANU researchers. The new star - which goes by the innocuous name HE 1327-2326 - i ...

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The impact of its environment on a quantum computer

Scientists have discovered how the performance of a quantum computer can be affected by its surrounding environment. The study, published in the latest issue of the journal Science, will help engineers to better understand how to ...

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Green light for Lazio–Sirad

The experiment on the International Space Station that will chase earthquakes Lazio-Sirad is ready to gather data. The experiment is installed on the International Space Station and its aim is to trace the slight variations ...

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Case of Sedna's Missing Moon Solved

When the distant planetoid Sedna was discovered on the outer edges of our solar system, it posed a puzzle to scientists. Sedna appeared to be spinning very slowly compared to most solar system objects, completing ...

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Dr. Michael Griffin Becomes NASA Administrator

The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Dr. Michael D. Griffin as NASA's 11th Administrator. He is expected to be sworn in later this week. President George W. Bush nominated Dr. Griffin as NASA Administrator in March, whi ...

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