Archive: 24/06/2005

Report warns of challenges to U.S. leadership in space

The U.S. must bolster the competitiveness of its commercial space industry, expand international cooperation and refocus on basic science to hold on to its traditional leadership position in space, according to a paper that ...

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Rural drivers using cell phones are likely to cause accidents

Rural drivers using cell phones while driving are nearly four times more likely to cause automobile accidents than rural drivers not using cell phones, according to a new study by the Western Transportation Institute based ...

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Verizon, Samsung Announce SCH-i730

The search is over for mobile professionals and gadget enthusiasts in need of a wireless device with reliable EV-DO high-speed connectivity, a familiar user interface and essential hardware features. Samsung's SCH-i730, ...

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New Software Changes Wireless Technology Functions on Demand

Taking wireless technology to the next level, NASA is leading the way in the field of Software Defined Radio, or SDR, a wireless technology that gives an electronic device the ability to quickly and easily perform new functions ...

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New book highlights status of research into carbon nanotubes

'Applied Physics of Carbon Nanotubes' is aimed at scientists, engineers and investors Since their discovery 14 years ago, carbon nanotubes have captured the imagination of scientists and lay people alike. The science of ...

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Studies showcase superconductivity savvy at UH

Four graduate students present award-winning, multidisciplinary work at recent competition Furthering superconductivity and related research, University of Houston students in science and engineering showcased their original ...

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Detour: Planetary Construction Zone Ahead

Interstellar travelers might want to detour around the star system TW Hydrae to avoid a messy planetary construction site. Astronomer David Wilner of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and his colleagues ...

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1001 Hawaiian Nights Dedicated to the Cool and the Far Away!

British astronomers today saw the first images from an ambitious new programme of discovery, the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS). The survey will scour the sky with the world's most powerful infrared survey camera ...

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