Archive: 05/27/2005

Physical Science Experiment Conducted on Space Station

Expedition 11 NASA Space Station Science Officer John Phillips began working with the Fluid Merging Viscosity, or FMVM experiment this week. This physical science experiment is studying viscosity -- a property of fluids that ...

May 27, 2005 4.3 / 5 (4) 0

On the way to the perfect glass

Researchers from the United Kingdom, France and the DUBBLE beamline at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have made a step forward in research on glass. They have monitored the change in the ...

May 27, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

All about Phoebe Moon

Data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens mission are providing convincing evidence that Saturn’s moon Phoebe was formed elsewhere in the Solar System, and was only later caught by the planet's gravitational ...

May 27, 2005 2.8 / 5 (6) 0

Physicists control the flip of electron spin

Today's computers and other technological gizmos operate on electronic charges, but researchers predict that a new generation of smaller, faster, more efficient devices could be developed based on another scientific concept ...

May 27, 2005 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Wireless USB Specification Now Open to Public

The Wireless USB Promoter Group today announced the completion of the Wireless USB specification. The specification will now transition to the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) to undertake certification, compliance testing, ...

May 27, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Far Infrared Silicon Diodes Treat Burns

The St. Petersburg researchers (Russia) suggest that infrared emission should be used to treat burns. A unique device based on silicon light-emitting diodes was developed by the St. Petersburg physicists – specialists of ...

May 27, 2005 3.6 / 5 (5) 0

Discovery Rolls Back from Pad

Space Shuttle Discovery is back in Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building after a nine-hour journey from Launch Pad 39B. The 4.2-mile trip began at 6:44 a.m. EDT Thursday morning. Orbiter Discovery wil ...

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Research explains how the brain finds Waldo

Professor Robert Desimone, director of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and colleagues show that neurons synchronize their signals to command attention, like a chorus rising above the din of noisy chatter ...

May 27, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0
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