Archive: 06/23/2005

NASA Researchers Studying Tropical Cyclones

NASA hurricane researchers are deploying to Costa Rica next month to investigate the birthplace of eastern Pacific tropical cyclones. They will be searching for clues that could lead to a greater understanding and better ...

Jun 23, 2005
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Spectacular Planetary Conjunction Appearing Now At Sunset

Stick up your thumb and hold it at arm's length. It doesn't seem very big, does it? But it is, big enough to hide three planets. This weekend Mercury, Venus and Saturn are going to crowd together in a patch of ...

Jun 23, 2005
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Report gloomy on U.S. space program

With only weeks left before the planned re-launch of the space shuttle, experts see a dim future for the U.S. space program, citing funding and other problems.

Jun 23, 2005
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Global warming threatens Tibetan rail link

An official from China's National Climate Center warned warmer winter and summers in a fragile environmental region will ruin a rail link to Tibet by 2050.

Jun 23, 2005
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Globecomm Receives First Order For Its New Flyaway Terminal

Globecomm Systems announced Wednesday that the Company has received its first order for the new 1.2 meter Auto-Explorer Multimedia Transportable Satellite Communication Terminal ("flyaway terminal") from a government customer. ...

Jun 23, 2005
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Single-Cell Recognition Research Finds a Halle Berry Neuron

World travelers instantly identify the architectural sails of the Sydney Opera House from most any angle. Movie aficionados immediately recognize Oscar-winner Halle Berry beneath her "Catwoman" costume or in an artist's caricature. ...

Jun 23, 2005
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Researchers debut new X-ray resources for studying molecules

Soon scientists at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, Ill., will test-drive what many call the "Ferrari" of synchrotron beamlines--high-tech research facilities for imaging molecules. During a dedication ceremony on ...

Jun 23, 2005
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New Material Could Improve Fabrication of Nanoscale Components

A team of chemists at Penn State has developed a new type of ultrathin film, which has unusual properties that could improve the fabrication of increasingly smaller and more intricate electronic and sensing devices. The material, ...

Jun 23, 2005
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Survey finds many doctors religious

A University of Chicago survey suggests 76 percent of physicians believe in God and 59 percent believe in some sort of afterlife.

Jun 23, 2005
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