Archive: 23/08/2011

Viking 1 examines Mars' Ophir Chasma

During its examination of Mars, the Viking 1 spacecraft returned images of Valles Marineris, a huge canyon system 5,000 km, or about 3,106 miles, long, whose connected chasma or valleys may have formed from a combination ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Waste not, want not

Imagine being able to get the equivalent of 70 miles per gallon in your car, keep your home cool and power your computer – all from sewage. Thanks to technology developed by UC Irvine’s National Fuel Cell Research ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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One in six IT projects are 'ticking timebombs'

A surprisingly high number of business and government technology projects are 'ticking time bombs', according to researchers at the University of Oxford. They analysed 1,500 global projects that had revamped their information ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Business
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Water mist puts out fires at low pressure

With a new water mist system, fires can be extinguished even from a distance of eight meters. Sinorix H2O Jet is meant for industrial environments, including turbines, painting lines, or production equipment. Special nozzles ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Engineering
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