Archive: 01/18/2005

Garmin's iQue 3600a: Aviation's First Ready-to-Fly PDA

Garmin International today introduced the iQue 3600a, the first Palm Powered aviation device that is ready to navigate right out of the box. The iQue 3600a package includes an innovative yoke-mounted cradle ...

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UTD Establishes Motion Capture And Virtual Reality Laboratory

An interdisciplinary Motion Capture and Virtual Reality Laboratory for the digital recording of motion in 3-D spaces and creating virtual-reality environments has been established at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). ...

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More of Titan’s secrets to be unveiled on 21 January

One week after the successful completion of Huygens’ mission to the atmosphere and surface of Titan, the largest and most mysterious moon of Saturn, the European Space Agency is bringing together some of the probe’s scientists ...

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'Bullet star' shines 350 times brighter than the sun

For decades, scientists have observed that Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, spins much faster than the sun. But thanks to a powerful new telescopic array, astronomers now know with unprecedented ...

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Rice student wins award for revolutionary MRI research

Fullerene-based contrast agents could allow first single-cell imaging The Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas has selected Rice University doctoral student Balaji Sitharaman as one of two winners of the 2004 George Kozme ...

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Huygens lands with a splat

Although Huygens landed on Titan's surface on 14 January, activity at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, continues at a furious pace. Scientists are still working to refine the exact ...

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