Archive: 08/27/2004

Quark study breaks old puzzle in particle physics

University of Chicago scientists have solved a 20-year-old puzzle in particle physics using data from an experiment conducted for an entirely different purpose. Physicists had long known that something was amiss regarding ...

Aug 27, 2004
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NASA: Space Shuttle Fixed

NASA experts announced Thursday they had corrected flaws that caused the destruction of the space shuttle Columbia in February 2003. Redesigned space shuttle fuel tanks will no longer shed potentially dangerous insulating foam during launch. ...

Aug 27, 2004
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Cosmic Ray Observatory to Resolve Puzzling Mysteries

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held 9 a.m. MDT Saturday Aug. 28 in the desert southwest of Delta, Utah, for the Telescope Array – a Japanese and American cosmic ray observatory designed to find the source of the most ...

Aug 27, 2004
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Higher Water Temperatures and Reduced Ice Cover In the Arctic Ocean

Over the past six weeks, scientists aboard the research vessel "Polarstern" of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research have been investigating changes in ocean temperature and sea ice cover in the area of Fram Str ...

Aug 27, 2004
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Capture of Female Loggerhead Turtle Recorded from Space

Scientists leading an international effort to safeguard the future of endangered loggerhead turtles have this week watched the capture and demise of one of their turtles being tracked by satellite. This week ...

Aug 27, 2004
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IBM to Open New Supercomputing Center

In response to the petroleum industry's increasing need for supercomputing power in oil exploration and production, IBM today announced its plans to open the third IBM Deep Computing Capacity on Demand (DCCOD) c ...

Aug 27, 2004
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Tri-Mode Wi-Fi Module from Intel

Intel has added new wireless capabilities to its Centrino mobile technology for laptops. Intel Corporation today announced the addition of key wireless capabilities for notebooks based on Intel® Centrino ...

Aug 27, 2004
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