Archive: 15/06/2011

There's a mouse in the maze

First, there was Mickey Mouse. Then came Mighty Mouse. Now, at the dawn of the 21st century, comes micromouse, the little robot that could. Actually, a total of 13 micromice visited the UC San Diego campus last month, for ...

dateJun 15, 2011 in Engineering
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Comet Hartley 2

( -- The comet Hartley 2 is a relatively small and elongated comet - only about 0.6 x 0.4 kilometers in size. It orbits the sun every 6.46 years, getting as close to it as 1.05 astronomical units (the Earth is ...

dateJun 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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New planets feature young star and twin Neptunes

( -- An international team, including Oxford University scientists, has discovered ten new planets. Amongst them is one orbiting a star perhaps only a few tens of million years old, twin Neptune-sized planets, ...

dateJun 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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Can a greenhouse grow energy savings, too?

A grocery store, greenhouse, hotel and community college will be among a diverse group of West Coast organizations testing the next generation of fuel cells that produce both electric power and heat while saving energy, thanks ...

dateJun 15, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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