Archive: 08/26/2005

Earth's final destiny

In the constellation of Pisces, some 100 million light-years from Earth, two galaxies are seen to collide - providing an eerie insight into the ultimate fate of our own planet when the Milky Way fatally merges ...

Aug 26, 2005 3.3 / 5 (10) 0

The Proton's Strange Magnetism

The proton is made of three quarks--two up quarks and one down quark--but other types constantly flit into and out of existence. The 26 August PRL provides the first detailed picture of strange quarks in this ...

Aug 26, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0

Wireless World: Mobile-phone Web browsing

Internet browsing and search features on mobile phones are influencing the decision-making process of consumers, motivating them to buy goods and services to which they might not otherwise have been exposed, experts told ...

Aug 26, 2005 not rated yet 0

Hi-tech laundry services hit colleges

At the start of the new academic year, some lucky college students will be able to face the mundane chore of doing their laundry as more high-tech companies compete for their business.

Aug 26, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0

Spitzer Turns Two

Two years ago today, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope blasted into the same dark skies it now better understands. In just two years, the observatory's infrared eyes have uncovered a hidden universe teeming with ...

Aug 26, 2005 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Sirius Unveils Wearable Satellite Radio

Sirius Satellite Radio has announced the debut of its first wearable satellite radio, the Sirius S50, which allows users to capture and store up to 50 hours of Sirius content, or a mix of Sirius programming ...

Aug 26, 2005 1.7 / 5 (3) 0

Galileo Satellite Payload Testing Underway

Testing of the first Galileo satellites, which form part of what is called the Galileo System Test Bed (GSTB), is under way. One of the two satellites arrived at the ESA-ESTEC test facilities in late July, while the payload ...

Aug 26, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0
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