Archive: 10/17/2005

Researcher Identifies Tracks Of Swimming Dinosaur In Wyoming

The tracks of a previously unknown, two-legged swimming dinosaur have been identified along the shoreline of an ancient inland sea that covered Wyoming 165 million years ago, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder ...

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EarthLink adds call block to VoIP service

EarthLink has upgraded its Voice over Internet Protocol service so that more phone numbers can be stored and as many as 10 numbers can be blocked.

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NASA: progress studying shuttle tank foam

NASA engineers say they are closer to resolving the problem of large chunks of foam insulation falling off space shuttle external fuel tanks during launch.

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Scientists detect 'milky sea' phenomena

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory's Marine Meteorology Division in Monterey, CA, (NRL-Monterey), working with researchers from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and the National Geophysical Data Center, presented ...

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DZero: Elusive Top Quark Discovery

They came from institutions worldwide, built the world's most powerful accelerator, smashed tiny bits of matter together at nearly the speed of light and produced something remarkable: a fundamental particle that was abundantly ...

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Spirit Wiggles Into Position

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit completed a difficult, rocky ascent en route to reaching a captivating rock outcrop nicknamed "Hillary" at the summit of "Husband Hill."

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A Jurassic tree grows in Australia

The Wollemi pine, a 200 million-year-old tree from the Jurassic period long thought to be extinct, has reportedly been found growing in Australia.

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Networking: E-mail is the 'new telephone'

Ten years ago Mark J. Grossman's office was alive with the sound of ringing phones and chatter from account executives placing sales calls. "The prevailing sound today is 'click, click, click,'" said Grossman, who heads Grossman ...

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Britain's top prizes for physics announced

Research that revealed for the first time that the Earth’s core is almost as hot as the Sun, groundbreaking new work on cosmic strings and black holes, and a scientist who believes he could build a viable desktop quantum ...

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