Archive: 2/12/2009

NRL Sensor Observes First Light

The Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI) developed by NRL's Spacecraft Engineering Department and Space Science Division, launched October 18, 2009 on the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Dating the Bronze Age

ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation) research has shown that an area of desert in north-western China was once a thriving Bronze Age manufacturing and agricultural site. The new findings may help ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Why we outlive our ape ancestors

In spite of their genetic similarity to humans, chimpanzees and great apes have maximum lifespans that rarely exceed 50 years. The difference, explains USC Davis School of Gerontology Professor Caleb Finch, is that as humans ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Medical research
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