Archive: 11/15/2005

Robo-rodent gets 'touchy-feely'

Robots that 'feel' objects and their texture could soon become a reality thanks to the innovative and interdisciplinary research of the AMouse, or artificial mouse, project.

Nov 15, 2005 3.9 / 5 (8) 0

Stengthening the glow of nanotube luminescence

Nanotubes are the poster children of the nanotechnology revolution. These tiny carbon tubes – less than 1/50,000 the diameter of a human hair – possess novel properties that have researchers excitedly ...

Nov 15, 2005 3.8 / 5 (14) 0

Mars Odyssey Snaps Rabe Crater Contours

Rabe Crater lies among hundreds of thousands of other impact craters in the rough-hewn southern highlands of Mars. Spanning 108 kilometers (67 miles), Rabe is halfway between the martian equator and the south pole, and west ...

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Spirit Coordinating With Hubble

Spirit is healthy. The rover is out of restricted sols and has been making excellent progress. On sol 655, Spirit drove 94.5 meters (310 feet)! The total drive distance from sol 655 to sol 659 was 126 meters (413 feet). Spirit ...

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