Archive: 06/17/2005

IMEC to create solutions for sub-45nm CMOS scaling

Together with its CMOS core partners, IMEC will announce several research breakthroughs on new gate-stack technologies and multiple-gate FET (MuGFET) devices at the 2005 Symposium on VLSI Technology. A combination of advances ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Long-Lost Da Vinci Masterpiece Found Behind Palazzo Walls

It could be a scene from the "Da Vinci Code:" A high-tech art sleuth finds a hollow space behind an Italian palazzo’s murals, and believes he may have discovered a Da Vinci masterpiece not seen since 1563. In a c ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Hyperventilating Over 'Space Weapons'

HOUSTON, June 17 (SPX) -- Mere military exploration of space hardware doesn't mean the next Star Wars is at hand. In fact, misinformation in such matters is quite dangerous in this world. Is the sanctity of the heavens abo ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Sign of ancient Egyptian glassmaking found

QANTIR-PIRAMESSES, Egypt, June 17 (UPI) -- Scientists say they have found the first conclusive evidence of a glass factory in ancient Egypt. They believe their find offers new insights into production techniques for a com ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Spirit's On The Move

PASADENA, Calif., June 17 (SPX) -- Spirit's on the move. We've finished up our work in the whole Larry's Lookout, Jibsheet and Methuselah region and begun the long climb up and around to the south side of Husband Hill. Our las ...

Jun 17, 2005
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CAGW: Moon, Mars Missions Not A Priority For Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, June 16 (SPX) -- Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today criticized plans to move forward with missions to the moon and Mars with an impending record deficit, chronic management problems at NASA, and unresolved ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Russian cargo spacecraft nearing ISS

MOSCOW, June 17 (UPI) -- A Russian cargo spacecraft has been launched into orbit successfully and will reach the International Space Station Saturday, Russian space officials said.

Jun 17, 2005
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Smooth deployment for second MARSIS antenna boom

The second 20-metre antenna boom of the MARSIS instrument on board Mars Express was successfully – and smoothly – deployed, confirmed today by the ground team at ESA’s European Space Operations Centre. The com ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Why solar cells lose potency

Commercial products such as laptop computer monitors and solar-powered calculators are constructed from a light-sensitive material with a peculiar problem: When exposed to intense light, it forms defects, reducing the efficiency ...

Jun 17, 2005
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Nano Cluster Devices Unveils Hydrogen Sensor Prototype

A new prototype hydrogen sensor has been unveiled by Christchurch, New Zealand, based Nano Cluster Devices Ltd. Hydrogen sensors have many applications in existing industries for leak detection and process control, and could ...

Jun 17, 2005
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