Archive: 09/24/2004

Da Vinci Holds on Planned Manned Flight to Space

The Golden Palace.com Space Program Powered by the da Vinci Project announced that it has revised its October 2nd planned flight to space in pursuit of the Ansari X PRIZE. Contributing factors to this revision were availabil ...

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Nanotechnology to Create Green Hydrogen

Hydrogen solar greatly increases the efficiency of creating hydrogen from solar panels by using nanotechnology British company Hydrogen Solar has doubled the performance of its technology, which converts light and water directly ...

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Rice finds 'on-off switch' for buckyball toxicity

CBEN pioneers method of mitigating nanoparticle toxicity via surface enhancement Researchers at Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) have demonstrated a simple way to reduce the ...

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ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source warms up for 2006

With the recent "warm commissioning" of its linear accelerator, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) has passed a crucial test and milestone on its way to completion in 2006. The ...

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Nokia Starts Shipping Feature-Packed 6260 Smartphone

The Nokia 6260 smartphone, with a rich feature set tailored towards mobile professionals, has started shipping in select markets. The tri-band (EGSM 900, GSM 1800/1900) Nokia 6260 smartphone is based on the Ser ...

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Green light for Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

An agreement was reached at this meeting among ESA’s Member States to release a total of ˆ80m to fund the next stage of the ESA component of the European GMES initiative. Part of this funding will cover a socioeconomic ...

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Hubble Approaches the Final Frontier: The Dawn of Galaxies

Detailed analyses of mankind's deepest optical view of the universe, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF), by several expert teams have at last identified what may turn out to be some of the earliest star-forming ...

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Not Only People Get Wireless, Turtles Too

Ground-breaking work to investigate the migratory movements of marine turtles in the UK Overseas Territories began on the Caribbean “Emerald Isle” of Montserrat this week. Staff from Government of Montserrat ...

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Massive Merger of Galaxies is the Most Powerful on Record

An international team of scientists, led by a NASA-funded researcher, announced today, they observed a nearby head-on collision of two galaxy clusters. The clusters smashed together thousands of galaxies and trillions of star ...

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The Shapes of Molecules Really Matter for Heat Conduction

Too much heat can destroy a sturdy automobile engine or a miniature microchip. As scientists and engineers strive to make ever-smaller nanoscale devices, from molecular motors and switches to single-molecule transistors, ...

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