Archive: 15/11/2007

Tailoring the ILC

What's the best way to dig a 72 km-long tunnel complex and install it with 2,000 cryomodules, over 13,000 magnets and approximately 540 high-level radio frequency stations? Such is the monumental question the Conventional ...

dateNov 15, 2007 in General Physics
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Watching Galaxies Grow Old Gracefully

In the early 1900s, Edwin Hubble made the startling discovery that our Milky Way galaxy is not alone. It is just one of many galaxies, or "island universes," as Hubble dubbed them, swimming in the sea of space.

dateNov 15, 2007 in Astronomy
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IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

In Shanghai today, IBM unveiled plans for “Blue Cloud,” a series of cloud computing offerings that will allow corporate data centers to operate more like the Internet by enabling computing across a distributed, globally ...

dateNov 15, 2007 in Other
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UW launches cutting-edge DNA 'fin-printing' project for salmon

Some salmon make one heck of a commute. The record holder in the Pacific Northwest, for example, is a steelhead that was tagged in the Clearwater River, Idaho, in April 2003. A year and a half later, it was caught off the ...

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