Archive: 08/24/2004

Isonics: Next Generation High Performance Semiconductor Wafers

Isonics Corporation, a leader in advanced semiconductor materials and wafers, a supplier of isotopes to the healthcare industry for the imaging and treatment of cancer, and developer of explosive detection technology for ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Fundamental Shift in Embedded Wi-Fi Market

A wireless LAN is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection. One of the hottest technology markets, Wireless LAN (WLAN), or Wi-Fi, is undergoing a fundamental shift, according to In-Stat/MDR ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Cassini Goes On

The Cassini spacecraft successfully completed a 51-minute engine burn that will raise its next closest approach distance to Saturn by nearly 300,000 kilometers (186,000 miles). The maneuver was necessary to keep the spacec ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Quantum dots to be explored for use as fluorescent standards

Evident Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to explore the use of quantum dot composite fluorescent standards ...

Aug 24, 2004
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SINFONI Opens With Upbeat Chords

ESO's Very Large Telescope welcomes the first ever adaptive optics assisted spectrograph on an 8-m class telescope: SINFONI. During the successful commissioning of the Adaptive Optics Module, exceptional ima ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Meteorites Could Play a Key Role in Earth Life

University of Arizona scientists have discovered that meteorites, particularly iron meteorites, may have been critical to the evolution of life on Earth. Their research shows that meteorites easily could have ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Solar Hydrogen Fuel Dream Will Soon Be a Reality

Australian scientists predict that a revolutionary new way to harness the power of the sun to extract clean and almost unlimited energy supplies from water will be a reality within seven years. Using special titanium oxide ce ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Space houses on Earth

An ESA-designed house that uses technology designed for space could become the basis of the new German Antarctic station, Neumayer-III. The new station has to meet stringent laws set up to protect the Anta ...

Aug 24, 2004
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ESA Releases Mars Crater Dunes Images

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show a Martian crater with a dune field on its floor. The images were taken during orbit 427 in May 2004, and ...

Aug 24, 2004
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SAMSUNG Electronics Showcases Innovative Display Technology

Samsung LCD Business, a division of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and the world's largest provider of TFT-LCD display panels, today unveiled a wide range of display components and technologies at the International Display Research Conference (As ...

Aug 24, 2004
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Deepest Image of Exploded Star Uncovers Bipolar Jets

A spectacular new image of Cassiopeia A released today from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has nearly 200 times more data than the "First Light" Chandra image of this object made five years ago. The new image reveals cl ...

Aug 24, 2004
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