Archive: 24/08/2004

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 ...

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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 spacecraft ...

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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 ...

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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 images were obtained ...

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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 provided ...

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