Archive: 18/04/2005

Toshiba Achieves Breakthrough in Flatbed 3-D Display

Toshiba Corporation announced a new display technology that allows 3-D images to be viewed on a flatbed display without any need for special glasses. Viewing the display from an angle allows the viewer to experience 3-D ...

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NASA Seeks Public Input on Prometheus

NASA's Prometheus program is looking for input on the possibility of developing a space nuclear reactor. Prometheus Nuclear Systems & Technology, along with Department of Energy's Office of Naval Reactors, is evaluating ...

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Researchers find new giant amphibian fossils in Africa

Two new 250-million-year-old species of large, meat-eating amphibians have been discovered by researchers, including investigators from McGill University. Their findings, published in the last issue of Nature, describe the ...

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Evidence Suggests a Possible New Phase of Ice

Researchers at the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) announced that they have obtained spectroscopic evidence suggesting that a possible new phase of ice may exist at temperatures between 4 K to 50 K, ...

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Probing Question: What do astronauts eat in space?

Freeze-dried cubes and unpleasant powders? Try shrimp cocktail and butterscotch pudding. These are only a couple of the items now on the galactic menu thanks to NASA's Food Technology Commercial Space Center (FTCSC), located ...

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Five giant impact basins reveal the ancient equator of Mars

Since the time billions of years ago when Mars was formed, it has never been a spherically symmetric planet, nor is it composed of similar materials throughout, say scientists who have studied the planet. Since its formation, ...

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