Archive: 22/07/2005

U.S. microwave-weapon tests revealed

Precautions used to test U.S. military's microwave weapon ADS for crowd control have raised questions about its safety, says a report.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Satellite Imagery of Watertown Tire Fire

UW-Madison researchers are using satellite imagery to measure the extent of a massive smoke plume rising from a fire at a tire recycling facility in Watertown, Wis.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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LED Technology in XXL Size — Display Measures Two Meters

Display sizes that were once unthinkable are now possible thanks to Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new backlighting system for displays. A prototype measuring two meters contains 1,120 Golden DRAGON light-emitting diodes (LEDs). ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Clock-work plants

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that the biological clock in plants increases photosynthesis, helping them grow faster. The biological clock, which allows individual plant cells to estimate the time of day, ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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CryoSat preparations for shipment to launch site to begin

The intense mechanical testing period is finally over for the CryoSat satellite, and with launch just a couple of months away - the very last checks are being made before the spacecraft is packed up and shipped to the launch ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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New Mars orbiter to launch next month

NASA says the Mars orbiter set to launch next month will study the planet in unprecedented detail, providing more data than all previous missions combined.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Sandia completes depleted uranium study

Sandia National Laboratories has completed a two-year study of the potential health effects associated with accidental exposure to depleted uranium (DU) during the 1991 Gulf War.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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