Archive: 08/22/2004

UO Nanoscience Upgraded

The state of Oregon's strength in nanoscience has drawn yet another major grant, Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Peter DeFazio announced Friday, Aug. 20, at the University of Oregon. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awa ...

Aug 22, 2004
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Water on Mars: More Evidences

NASA's twin robot geologists, the Mars Exploration Rovers, launched toward Mars on June 10 and July 7, 2003, in search of answers about the history of water on Mars. Now that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Sp ...

Aug 22, 2004
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Photonic Crystal Fiber Nanosensors

Stevens Institute of Technology’s Dr. Henry Du and his research team have pioneered work on the integration of photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) with nanoscale technologies that will potentially lead to robust chemical and biological sensing devices. T ...

Aug 22, 2004
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Sony Corporation announced today the introduction of eight new flat screen televisions, which drastically elevate three fundamental elements: picture clarity, audio fidelity and easy user-operation-all of which, allows the ...

Aug 22, 2004
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New Physics Results from Fermilab

Scientists from the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory are presenting new results from experiments performed at the world's highest-energy particle accelerator during the 32nd International Conference ...

Aug 22, 2004
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USC scientist works to verify enigmatic pentaquark

This new particle, called Theta+, is believed to be the first observed "pentaquark," a type of matter composed of five subatomic quarks instead of the standard three or the more unstable two. "Discovered" b ...

Aug 22, 2004
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Moist Soil 'Hot Spots' May Affect Rainfall

While the Earth is moistened by rainfall, scientists believe that the water in soil can, in turn, influence rainfall both regionally and globally. Forecasters, water resource managers and farmers may benefit ...

Aug 22, 2004
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