Archive: 19/04/2006

Dizzy Little Green Man - XMM-Newton Reveals a Tumbling Pulsar

When the first pulsar was discovered, it was nicknamed LGM-1 or 'Little Green Man 1' because it was beaming such a regular signal into space. Now an international team of astronomers have discovered a pulsar that is tumbling ...

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Low cost Internet access at sea

Through a project supported by the European Space Agency, the UK-based company Wired Ocean Ltd can now provide enhanced Internet access for ships at sea at a much lower cost than was previously possible. Although satellite ...

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Why nerve cells work faster than the theory allows

With accuracy unknown until now, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Göttingen together with the neurophysiologist Maxim ...

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Report finds turnaround in tech industry

A new report found that 61,000 net jobs were added to the hi-tech industry for a total of 5.6 million tech jobs in 2005, indicating a turnaround in the industry, according to a trade association.

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The Web: WTO's gambling deadline missed

A deadline imposed by The World Trade Organization for the Bush administration to clarify its stance on online gambling passed earlier this month, without a public response from the government, gaming experts are telling ...

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