Archive: 07/26/2005

Mobile phones boost global telcom profits

South Korea is one of the most wired countries in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, boasting the world's highest number of broadband subscribers, as well as one of the highest ...

Jul 26, 2005
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U.S. and Australia OK secret climate pact

Australia has reportedly joined the United States, China, India and South Korea in signing a secret agreement concerning greenhouse emissions.

Jul 26, 2005
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UK Goes Back to Mars with NASA

On August 10th 2005 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) will be launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida beginning its journey to the red planet. For scientists from Oxford, Cardiff and Reading it will be an intense time ...

Jul 26, 2005
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Canadian scientists test 'Bigfoot' hairs

Scientists expect DNA test results this week from a tuft of hair that residents of Teslin, Yukon Territory, Canada, say come from a sasquatch, or Bigfoot.

Jul 26, 2005
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Discovery blasted off (Update)

Discovery blasted off, taking seven astronauts on the first US shuttle mission since the Columbia disaster in 2003 that forced a complete rethink of the US space program.

Jul 26, 2005
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World’s First Ambient Experience Suite Opens

The Ambient Experience suite uses Philips' lighting and consumer electronics to create a welcoming and patient-friendly environment for children undergoing medical scans. Featuring a Philips Brilliance CT (computed tomography) ...

Jul 26, 2005
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Physicists Entangle Photon and Atom in Atomic Cloud

Quantum communication networks show great promise in becoming a highly secure communications system. By carrying information with photons or atoms, which are entangled so that the behavior of one affects the ...

Jul 26, 2005
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Cassini Finds Recent and Unusual Geology on Enceladus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained new, detailed images of the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The data reveal distinctive geological features and the most youthful terrain seen on the moon. These findings ...

Jul 26, 2005
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NASA Telescope Reveals Nearby Galaxy's Invisible Arms

A new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows that a galaxy once thought to be rather plain and old is actually endowed with a gorgeous set of young spiral arms. The unusual galaxy, called NGC 4625, is a remarkable ...

Jul 26, 2005
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Apple Unveils Faster iBooks

Apple® enhanced its affordable iBook® G4 line for consumers and education customers with faster Power PC G4 processors running up to 1.42 GHz, 512MB memory across the line, higher performance graphics and built-in AirPort® ...

Jul 26, 2005
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China mobile makers plot summer strategy

The dog days of summer may be the slow season for cell-phone sales, but Chinese handset makers are launching plans to halt their sliding market share.Companies including Amoi, Ningbo Bird, Dopod and Konka all have drafted ...

Jul 26, 2005
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