Archive: 04/16/2012

Solar wind, moon dust and Martian lights

The Canadian Space Agency has funded a University of Alberta-led project to study the effects of solar winds on Earth’s moon and on Mars. The results are anticipated to influence design of spacecraft ...

Apr 16, 2012
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Nanosponges soak up oil again and again

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Rice University and Penn State University have discovered that adding a dash of boron to carbon while creating nanotubes turns them into solid, spongy, reusable blocks that have ...

Apr 16, 2012
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'Shrek' studio joins Wal-Mart disc-to-digital plan

(AP) -- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the maker of "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda," is teaming up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to help people convert their old DVDs into an online movie library.

Apr 16, 2012
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