Archive: 08/25/2005

Samsung's New Satellite DMB Phone

Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile phones, announced the launch of its fourth satellite DMB phone (model: SCH-B250) following the release of the B100, B130 and B200.

Aug 25, 2005 2.7 / 5 (10) 0

Earth's core rotates faster than surface

Scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have ended a nine-year debate over whether the Earth's inner core is undergoing changes that can be detected ...

Aug 25, 2005 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Locationg crucial atoms in superconductors

With an advanced imaging technique and a savvy strategy, researchers at Cornell University's Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics (LAASP) have shown how adding charge-carrying atoms like oxygen to a superconductor ...

Aug 25, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Researchers to Study Properties of the Hope Diamond

Since January, scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory's Chemistry Division have been studying the optical properties of the Hope Diamond, at the invitation of the Smithsonian Institution. In collaboration with the ...

Aug 25, 2005 4.3 / 5 (7) 0

Of Friction and 'The Da Vinci Code'

The Da Vinci Code, the best selling novel and soon-to-be-blockbuster film, may also be linked some day to the solving of a scientific mystery as old as Leonardo Da Vinci himself — friction. A collaboration of sci ...

Aug 25, 2005 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Cosmic hole-in-one captured over Antarctica

What at first looked like an electronic glitch turned out to be a significant event in space, in fact, a cosmic hole-in-one. What a powerful telescope had picked up as it stretched towards the night sky ove ...

Aug 25, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0