Archive: 06/20/2005

GOES-N Set For Launch

GOES-N, the latest in a series of Earth monitoring satellites, is set to launch on June 24, 2005, with a launch window between 6:13 p.m. – 6:58 p.m. EDT.

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Just How 'Earth-like' Is The Newest Planet?

In the land rush known as extrasolar planet hunting, the most prized real estate is advertised as "Earth-like." On Monday, June 13, scientists raced to plant their flag on a burning hunk of rock orbiting a red star. ...

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The Dye with the Pumpkin Cuff

Complexation with a large cuff-shaped molecule stabilizes rhodamine dye fluorescence When irradiated, fluorescent dyes emit light at a different wavelength; for scientists and engineers, these dyes are extremely important aide ...

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Stackable computers out of this world

Brisbane engineers have teamed up with NASA to help build a new computer system for future space missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond. The team of electronics engineers from The University of Queensland, led ...

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