Archive: 09/16/2005

Stopping wireless ID theft

A New Jersey State Superior Court judge this week ordered a company that had acquired customer names from a major wireless carrier without its permission to refrain from selling those customer profiles to others and to surrender ...

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Night Vision System for Cars

At the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Siemens has introduced a night vision system that works with infrared technology. With this innovation, Siemens has also become the first automotive industry ...

Sep 16, 2005 2.9 / 5 (34) 0

This Week on ISS

Life for the two crew members on board the International Space Station has been busy this week. They installed a replacement part for an oxygen-generating system, unpacked a recently arrived cargo carrier and disassembled ...

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Internet2 fall meeting to be Netcast

Next week's fall meeting of Internet2 will be available on live Netcast. The meeting, which will take place in Philadelphia Sept. 19-22, is a forum for the latest scientific research into Internet technology.

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NASA to replace shuttle

NASA's plan to replace the space shuttle with a spacecraft to take astronauts to the moon and Mars has been approved, U.S. officials said.

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Delivering on digital content’s full potential

The hardware and software developed by a European project aims to unleash the full potential of digital media by offering the secure creation, delivery and consumption of audiovisual media across a wide range of hybrid networks ...

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New trigonometry is a sign of the times

Mathematics students have cause to celebrate. A University of New South Wales academic, Dr Norman Wildberger, has rewritten the arcane rules of trigonometry and eliminated sines, cosines and tangents from the trigonometric ...

Sep 16, 2005 4.1 / 5 (59) 0

Solar Minimum Explodes

Just one week ago, on Sept. 7th, a huge sunspot rounded the sun's eastern limb. As soon as it appeared, it exploded, producing one of the brightest x-ray solar flares of the Space Age. In the days that followed, ...

Sep 16, 2005 4.3 / 5 (3) 0