Archive: 03/16/2005

Green pigment in old masters a myth

Old masters never used the green pigment copper resinate supposed to be present in their paintings. Dutch art historian Margriet van Eikema Hommes reached this conclusion on the basis of old paint recipes, investigations ...

Mar 16, 2005
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Was Einstein right when he said he was wrong?

Why is the universe expanding at an accelerating rate, spreading its contents over ever greater dimensions of space? An original solution to this puzzle, certainly the most fascinating question in modern cosmology, was put ...

Mar 16, 2005
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Vega on track to meet 2007 deadline

There are just under three years to go to the first launch of a new European launcher - Vega. Last week representatives of over 20 European space industries met at ESA’s European Space Research Institute, ...

Mar 16, 2005
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Diagnostic Tests Planned for Instrument on Mars Rover

NASA has suspended use of one of the mineral-identifying tools on the Opportunity Mars rover while experts troubleshoot a problem with getting data from the instrument, the robot's miniature thermal emission ...

Mar 16, 2005
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