Archive: 05/16/2011

J-2X test series proves part integrity

Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center gave a key component of the J-2X engine a brisk workout to ensure it can withstand its extreme operating environment. The engine's fuel turbopump first stage ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Social media lawsuits are multiplying

(PhysOrg.com) -- Defamation is becoming a huge issue on social media sites as lawsuits for this particular offence are rising dramatically. In Canada and the US, 15 percent of all Web 2.0 rulings were on defamation ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Internet
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Exploring space

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the most powerful and ambitious astronomical satellites designed to provide the best view yet of the Universe at far-infrared and sub-millimeter wavelengths is living up to its illustrious ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Astronomy
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Looking inside nanomaterials in 3 dimensions

On May 13 2011, the journal Science published a paper where scientists from Risoe DTU (Denmark), in collaboration with scientists from China and the USA, report a new method for revealing a 3-D picture of the ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Could exoplanet be a haven for life?

Scientists said on Monday a rocky world orbiting a nearby star was confirmed as the first planet outside our solar system to meet key requirements for sustaining life.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Astronomy
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China's online population rises to 477mn

The number of Internet users in China, already the world's largest online market, hit 477 million at the end of March, a senior government official was quoted by state media as saying Monday.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Internet
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