Archive: 12/14/2004

Boeing Delta 4 Launch Postponed

Sunday's launch attempt of the Boeing Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle at Cape Canaveral, Fla., was scrubbed for the third day because of equipment problems. During securing activities following Saturday's launch attempt, the ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Global Warming May Leed to Coral Reefs Grow

Coral reefs around the world could expand in size by up to a third in response to increased ocean warming and the greenhouse effect, according to Australian scientists. About 100,000 species living in and around ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Infineon Achieves Breakthrough in DRAM Trench Technology

Infineon Technologies AG presented a highly manufacturable 70nm process technology for future DRAM generations that is based on deep trench (DT) cells on 300mm wafers at the 2004 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Sun Unveils Next Generation Client Technology

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today unveiled its next generation Sun Ray Server Software 3.0 an interoperable, platform that enables instant, secure access to corporate applications and data from broadband-enabled ...

Dec 14, 2004
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NASA Set to Launch First Comet Impact Probe

Launch and flight teams are in final preparations for the planned January liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., of NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft. The mission is designed for a six-month, one-way, ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Samsung And Sony To Share Patent Portofolios

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Sony Corporation have signed a Cross-License Agreement on December 14, detailing mutual usage of patent portfolios owned by the two companies. ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Researchers control chemical reactions one molecule at a time

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside showed that L. P. Hammett’s 1937 prediction of the strength of different acids is directly transferable to the activation of individual molecules on metal surfaces using ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Google to Index Major Libraries

As part of its effort to make offline information searchable online, Google Inc. today announced that it is working with the libraries of Harvard, Stanford, the University of Michigan, and the University of Oxford as well ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Pulsar gives insight on ultra dense matter and magnetic fields

A long look at a young pulsar with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory revealed unexpectedly rapid cooling, which suggests that it contains much denser matter than previously expected. The pulsar's cool temperature and the vast ...

Dec 14, 2004
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Two Boeing X-45A Unmanned Jets Continue Coordinated Flights

Two military jets flying together may seem routine, but when they are pilotless, tail-less aircraft, routine goes out the window and science fiction springs to mind. Boeing continued to turn science fiction ...

Dec 14, 2004
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