Archive: 09/22/2005

Scientists develop better sports rankings

Rochester Institute of Technology scientists Thursday announced the development of new mathematics models that provide more accurate sports rankings.

dateSep 22, 2005 in
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NASA names new Glenn Center director

NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Thursday announced the appointment of Woodrow Whitlow Jr. as director of the John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

dateSep 22, 2005 in
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Keeping old appliances leaves owners out in the cold

Holding on to an old refrigerator until it dies might seem economical, but most likely it costs consumers more money than it saves because older refrigerators can consume as much as twice the energy of newer ...

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'Through the looking glass' - the Universe at your computer

Astronomers throughout the UK now have a valuable new research tool at their disposal which may lead to new discoveries and improved understanding of the physics of the Universe. Launched this week, AstroGrid provides a unique ...

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What is antimatter and why does it matter?

The place is England. The year is 1928. One of the founding theorists of quantum mechanics, Paul Dirac, is scratching his head because solutions to his equations have yielded unexpected results. For the solutions to make ...

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LG and Kineto announce UMA-enabled cellular/WI-FI mobile phone

LG Electronics and Kineto Wireless, Inc. today announced the availability of the CL400 mobile phone. The CL400 one of the industry's first UMA-enabled cellular/Wi-Fi phones designed for Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions.

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193nm Immersion litho on track for 45nm half pitch

Demonstrating significant progress in all aspects of the technology, 193nm immersion lithography is on track for insertion into volume manufacturing, with good prospects for extendibility to subsequent generations, concluded ...

dateSep 22, 2005 in
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Tycho's Remnant Provides Shocking Evidence for Cosmic Rays

Astronomers have found compelling evidence that a supernova shock wave has produced a large amount of cosmic rays, particles of mysterious origin that constantly bombard the Earth. This discovery, made with ...

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Researchers predict infinite genomes

In a new study, TIGR scientists conclude that researchers might never fully describe some bacteria and viruses--because their genomes are infinite.

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EPA: Hurricane sediment might be dangerous

Frequent contact with hurricane-produced flooding sediment should be avoided, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials in Washington warned Thursday.

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