Archive: 05/23/2005

Cassini Radio Signals Decipher Saturn Ring Structure

The Cassini spacecraft has obtained the most detailed look ever at Saturn's rings, including the B ring, which has eluded previous robotic explorers. Its structure seems remarkably different from its two neighbors, ...

May 23, 2005
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Google's Thriving Advertising Model Has Math Roots

Computer Scientists Optimize Online Ad Auction A 30-second prime-time television spot was once considered to be the most effective form of advertising, but search engine ads are replacing it. This year, predicts Advertising ...

May 23, 2005
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Energy-Saving Paper Sensor Passes Major Milestone

The paper industry is one step closer to saving millions of dollars each year. An innovative laser ultrasonic sensor designed and built by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ...

May 23, 2005
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First Near UV Laser Diode Developed In China

AIXTRON AG, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced the development of the first near UV laser diode by the Institute of Semiconductors at the Chinese Academy of Science (ISCAS) ...

May 23, 2005
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New Promising Phase Change Memory Technology

IBM, Infineon and Macronix announced today a joint research initiative to explore the potential of a new form of computer memory technology called phase-change memory (PCM). PCM is a novel technology that stores data by ...

May 23, 2005
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Quantum Dot Materials Can Reduce Heat, Boost Electrical Output

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have shown that nanotechnology may greatly increase the amount of electricity produced by solar cells. In a paper published in a M ...

May 23, 2005
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Scientists unravel the secret world of elephant communication

It's a cloudless July afternoon in Etosha National Park in northern Namibia, and ecologist Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell is scanning the horizon for elephants. "It's so fantastic here," she says. "We're constantly ...

May 23, 2005
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UK starts planning for Cosmic Vision

Whilst many of us find it a challenge to plan a few weeks ahead the space industry works on far longer time scales - planning years ahead. UK space scientists and industrialists met on 19th May to look at technology requirements ...

May 23, 2005
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