Archive: 21/06/2005

Three Planets Bunch Up In Twilight & Deep Impact

Gaze low to the west into the deepening twilight for the next couple of weeks and three planets will await your view. One is bright; two are fainter. You can follow them through their celestial gyrations as they shift position ...

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NASA has worst-case remedy for launch

The re-launch of space shuttle Discovery is less than six weeks away and the U.S. space agency is readying itself for every scenario. The launch will be the first time since Columbia disintegrated during re-entry in 2003.

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First experimental evidence of quantum monodromy

Ohio State University physicists have obtained the first-ever experimental evidence of a particular quantum mechanical effect –- one that was theorized a decade ago. The effect, called quantum monodromy* (Greek for "once ...

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NASA invites Russia to explore moon

MOSCOW, 21 June (AFP) - The US space agency NASA has invited its Russian counterpart Roskosmos to join in its moon exploration plans, the head of Roskosmos said Tuesday.

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