Archive: 08/26/2009

Dust Storm Passing Over Spirit

(PhysOrg.com) -- The amount of electricity generated by the solar panels on Spirit has been declining for the past several Martian days, or sols, as a regional dust storm moved southward and blocked some of ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Space Exploration
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In-situ insights into alloys

New research has produced the first micro-scale, in-situ, real-time observations of structural changes within alloys when under extremely high temperatures and stress.

dateAug 26, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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Interior design now has a language all its own

In the 1990s, Professor Jan Jennings struggled to talk with her interior design students about design practices that had been used throughout history and across cultures. There were no names, for example, ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Other
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Kennedy's cancer puts focus on quality of life

(AP) -- He lived 15 months with an incurable brain tumor, a little longer than usual for a patient in his late 70s. Perhaps equally important is that Sen. Edward M. Kennedy lived those months well - able to work almost to ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Cancer
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