Archive: 08/2/2012

Australia is 'all ears' for Mars landing

(Phys.org) -- NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will land on Mars on Monday 6 August (AEST). The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, which CSIRO manages on behalf of NASA, will be the main tracking station for the landing. ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Cuckoo tricks to beat the neighborhood watch

To minimise the chance of being recognised and thus attacked by the birds they are trying to parasitize, female cuckoos have evolved different guises. The new research, funded by the Natural Environment Research ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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HP wins ruling in court battle with Oracle

(AP) — Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. said it won a "tremendous" victory in its court battle to force Oracle Corp. to continue making software for one of its server lines.

dateAug 02, 2012 in Business
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