Archive: 08/19/2005

Swift Satellite Finds Newborn Black Holes

Scientists using NASA's Swift satellite say they have found newborn black holes, just seconds old, in a confused state of existence. The holes are consuming material falling into them while somehow propelling ...

Aug 19, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

'Fold here,' say 130,000 computers

It's already made computations equal to a single PC running continuously for more than 14,000 years. It has 83,000 human members and more than 130,000 machines. It may be among the 20 largest "computers" in the world. It's ...

Aug 19, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Station Crew Wraps Up Spacewalk

Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev and NASA Science Officer John Phillips closed the airlock hatch of the Pirs docking compartment at 8 p.m. EDT Thursday, ending a successful spacewalk on the International Space Station. ...

Aug 19, 2005 not rated yet 0

Soyuz Spacecraft To Cost NASA $65 Million

The Russian Space Agency Roscosmos will sell a Soyuz spacecraft, a carrier rocket and launch services to NASA for some $65 million, if the American agency approves the deal, a Roscosmos official told journalists Thursday, ...

Aug 19, 2005 not rated yet 0

Red Water Sausages

Lying brilliantly at the base of the Space Shuttle on the launch pad is a curious pair of rectangles that look like two swimming pools filled with large red sausages.

Aug 19, 2005 not rated yet 0
  • Pages: 1 2