Archive: 15/07/2005

PAS sector continues growth in China

Some analysts warn that 3G may spell the end for PHS/PAS wireless technology, but its low cost to service providers and user affordability has resulted in continued subscriber growth in China.

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Shark skin saves naval industry money

Covering ship hulls with artificial shark skin could help ships sailing smoothly. The growth of marine organisms such as barnacles on ship hulls is a major cause of increased energy costs in the naval industry. Shark skin ...

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Sites scouted for MIT a la francaise

The French government is studying several sites for a MIT-style program designed to enhance Europe's scientific standing.

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Russian Space Agency To Launch Kliper Project

The Russian Space Agency (Roskosmos) is about to start its Kliper launch vehicle project, the head of the agency told a Moscow press conference Thursday, reports RIA Novosti.

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A Giant Leap Towards The Moon

It was on July 20, 1969 that "Eagle", the lunar module landed on moon and American Astronaut Neil Armstrong took "that one small step" paving way for "a giant leap for mankind".

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Tokyo quake fault line is re-evaluated

A new survey suggests the fault line beneath Tokyo is miles closer to the surface than seismologists realized, Nature.com reported Thursday.

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Haystack marks physics milestone

MIT's Haystack Observatory celebrated the World Year of Physics last month with a lecture on "The Fourth Test of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity," a key experiment conducted at the observatory during the 1960s.

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