Archive: 06/20/2005

Physicists create artificial cricket hairs

Scientists have re-created one of nature's most sensitive sound detectors – the tiny hairs found on body parts of crickets, which allow them to hear predators and make an escape before they get close enough to catch them. ...

Jun 20, 2005
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Concept Antarctic vehicle unveiled

An innovative concept for an Antarctic vehicle is unveiled this week at the Royal College of Art’s final year show. Working closely with experts from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), award-winning designer ...

Jun 20, 2005
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Mathematics penetrates mystery of air traffic safety

Air traffic control is one of the most demanding safety critical distributed systems with an enviable safety record. Using computer modelling researchers developed innovative approaches to handling uncertainty when designing ...

Jun 20, 2005
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SMART-1's tribute to Cassini

This image from SMART-1 was dedicated to the Cassini-Huygens mission team at the occasion of the European Geoscience Union conference in Vienna, April 2005, when new results from both missions were presented.

Jun 20, 2005
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