Archive: 10/20/2005

New mathematics-based sculpture unveils fourth dimension

Artistic works traditionally carry significance beyond their physical beauty, but a new sculpture in the McAllister Building headquarters of the Penn State Department of Mathematics may carry that tradition ...

Oct 20, 2005
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ISS Orbit To Be Corrected After Emergency

Russia's Mission Control Center may correct the International Space Station's orbit once again, following an emergency situation involving a space vehicle that is currently docked with it, an expert at the center said Wedne ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Caltech: NASA Grant For New Work On Mars With Rovers

When it comes to longevity, the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars are giving some real competition to the pink bunny from those battery advertisements. The two rovers in a couple of months will celebrate their second ...

Oct 20, 2005
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More Room For Shenzhou

Apart from an increase in the crew size and flight time, the most significant advancement of the Shenzhou 6 mission was the use of the Orbital Module. At last, China's astronauts could enjoy the additional living space this ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Cracks Or Cryovolcanoes? Surface Geology Creates Clouds On Titan

Like the little engine that could, geologic activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan-maybe outgassing cracks and perhaps icy cryovolcanoes-is belching puffs of methane gas into the atmosphere of the moon, creating clouds. ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Retinal scans eyed for New Mexico cattle

It sounds like science fiction, but New Mexico scientists are testing eye-scanning technology on cattle to use in a national animal health tracking system.

Oct 20, 2005
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