Archive: 07/27/2004

The world's smallest , yet fastest supercomputer to be built

Red Storm will be faster, yet smaller and less expensive, than previous supercomputers, say researchers at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Sandia National Laboratories, where the machine will be assembled. ...

Jul 27, 2004
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XILINX ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN HE JIAN TECHNOLOGY CO.

Xilinx, Inc., the world's leading supplier of programmable chips and a pioneer of the fabless semiconductor manufacturing model, today confirmed its investment in Chinese foundry He Jian Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. ...

Jul 27, 2004
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Second Double Star satellite successfully launched

Yesterday, 25 July at 09:05 CEST (15:05 local time) the Chinese National Space Administration successfully launched Tan Ce 2, the second of the Double Star science satellites. This marks the latest important ...

Jul 27, 2004
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SMART-1 views Middle East and Mediterranean

Now more than 100 000 kilometres away from Earth, ESA's Moon-bound spacecraft SMART-1 looked back at Earth and returned this planetary perspective of the Middle East and Mediterranean Sea.

Jul 27, 2004
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International Space Station Heads of Agency Meeting

ESA PR 41-2004. Space agency leaders from the United States, Russia, Japan, Europe and Canada met today at the ESA Technical Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, to discuss International Space Station (ISS) cooperation ...

Jul 27, 2004
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'Yardangs' on Mars

This image of 'yardangs’, features sculpted by wind-blown sand seen here near Olympus Mons on Mars, was obtained by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board the ESA Mars Express spacecraft.

Jul 27, 2004
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