Archive: 12/22/2004

Boeing Delta IV Heavy Launch Successful

The Boeing Delta IV Heavy made its first flight today achieving the major test objectives despite placing its demonstration satellite in a lower than expected orbit. The Delta IV Heavy lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air For ...

Dec 22, 2004 not rated yet 0

Plasma HDTV Tops Holiday Wish Lists

What’s the "most wanted" gift on everyone’s wish list? According to a new national survey conducted for Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, plasma HDTVs are the hot item this holiday season. The survey ...

Dec 22, 2004 not rated yet 0

Further step forward for Galileo

The Galileo project is now well and truly taking shape, with today's signing of a second contract concerning the In-Orbit Validation (IOV) phase, following that signed in July 2003 for two test satellites. The European Spa ...

Dec 22, 2004 not rated yet 0

More Stormy Weather on Titan

Titan, it turns out, may be a very stormy place. In 2001, a group of astronomers led by Henry Roe, now a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology, discovered methane clouds near the south p ...

Dec 22, 2004 5 / 5 (9) 0

As robots learn to imitate

Can robots learn to communicate by studying and imitating humans' gestures? That's what MIRROR's researchers aimed to find out by studying how infants and monkeys learn complex acts such as grasping and transferring it to ...

Dec 22, 2004 5 / 5 (1) 0

New graphic displays for the blind

The micro robotic group at the caesar research center has recently been awarded one of three research prizes by the ONCE foundation in Madrid. The ONCE foundation is dedicated to the social integration of the ...

Dec 22, 2004 not rated yet 0

World's smallest joystick for handheld products

Varatouch, the leading designer of innovative input devices for consumer electronics products, announces the availability of a reference design kit for rapid development of analog joysticks for handheld devices. ...

Dec 22, 2004 2 / 5 (1) 0

A Breeze from the Stars

by Dr. Tony Phillips Every year in early December, something happens that can throw your horoscope out of whack. The sun enters Ophiuchus, the little-known 13th house of the zodiac. You've probably heard of Ca ...

Dec 22, 2004 not rated yet 0
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