Archive: 05/25/2008

Phoenix probe lands on Mars (Update 4)

NASA's Phoenix spacecraft landed in the northern polar region of Mars Sunday to begin three months of examining a site chosen for its likelihood of having frozen water within reach of the lander's robotic ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Interactive Web sites draw minds, shape public perception

The interactive look and feel of a corporate website could help shape positive perceptions about the organization if the site includes a likeable design and features that engage the target audience, especially job seekers, ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in Other
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Scientists image a single HIV particle being born

A mapmaker and a mathematician may seem like an unlikely duo, but together they worked out a way to measure longitude – and kept millions of sailors from getting lost at sea. Now, another unlikely duo, a virologist and ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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Big quakes spark jolts worldwide

Until 1992, when California’s magnitude-7.3 Landers earthquake set off small jolts as far away as Yellowstone National Park, scientists did not believe large earthquakes sparked smaller tremors at distant ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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