Archive: 06/21/2005

World record 10.4 Gigabit wireless transmission

Researchers at the University of Essex are claiming a world record for the amount of computer data sent over a point-to-point wireless channel. The results achieved by the team from the Department of Electronic Systems Eng ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Turin Shroud confirmed as a fake

by Richard Ingham

PARIS, June 21 (AFP) - A French magazine said on Tuesday it had carried out experiments that proved the Shroud of Turin, believed by some Christians to be their religion's holiest relic, was a fake.

Jun 21, 2005
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Students Wait To Launch Their Dream Baby

Many university students spend their time in books, others manage to combine their formal studies with hands-on experience. That is the case of some 300 European students who, next August, hope to see the launch of their ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Jellyfish is anatomically sophisticated

A U.S. study says the anus-less, headless, heartless, gutless, back or front-less jellyfish is really a remarkable genetically sophisticated creature.

Jun 21, 2005
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Deep Impact Detects Comet Nucleus

For the first time, scientists have processed images from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft and clearly seen the solid body, or nucleus, of the comet through the vast cloud of dust and gas that surrounds it. The ...

Jun 21, 2005
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SMA Stares Into the Throat of a Cosmic Jet

Astronomers find jets everywhere when they look into space. Small jets spout from newborn stars, while huge jets blast out of the centers of galaxies. Yet despite their commonness, the processes that drive ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Samsung Breaks Speed Record for Graphics Memory Chips

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that it has developed the industry's fastest 2.0 gigabit per second (Gbps) 90 nanometer 512Mb graphics double data rate 3 (GDDR3) ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Study Shows Big-Brained People are Smarter

People with bigger brains are smarter than their smaller-brained counterparts, according to a study conducted by a Virginia Commonwealth University researcher published in the journal "Intelligence."

Jun 21, 2005
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Shenzhou's Experiment Mystery

The next Chinese astronaut launch is drawing closer. Shenzhou 6 will take off in a few months (probably October) with a two-man crew on board. The mission will stay aloft for roughly five days, representing an approximately ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Liverpool Scientists Help To Solve The Mysteries Of Quarks

Particle physicists are embarking on a new attempt to solve the mysteries of quarks with the completion of the three most powerful supercomputers ever applied to this problem, including one in Edinburgh which scientists at ...

Jun 21, 2005
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Researchers: Polynesians got to California

Two scientists say they have found proof that Polynesians sailed to Southern California, sharing boat-building techniques with Native Americans.

Jun 21, 2005
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