Archive: 26/09/2006

Ancient Birds Flew On All-Fours

The earliest known ancestor of modern-day birds took to the skies by gliding from trees using primitive feathered wings on their arms and legs, according to new research by a University of Calgary paleontologist. In a paper ...

dateSep 26, 2006 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Spirit Activates New Software

Following some dramatic scrambling by rover handlers to command both Mars Exploration Rovers to switch to new flight software during a bit of a traffic jam at the Red Planet, Spirit successfully woke up and began operating ...

dateSep 26, 2006 in Space Exploration
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