Archive: 17/05/2011

Google launches $3 billion debt offering

Google Inc. added to its cash hoard Monday by issuing $3 billion in corporate debt at low interest rates. It's the first time Google has tapped the corporate bond market for money.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Business
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Supersolid helium unlikely

( -- Does helium-4 become a "supersolid" near absolute zero? What previous researchers thought might be a supersolid transition is better explained by changes in the solid's resistance to shearing, according to ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in General Physics
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Image: Endeavour's final voyage

( -- An exhaust cloud forms around Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida as space shuttle Endeavour soars into the sky on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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