Archive: 06/28/2005

Clue to sudden climate change found in Arctic: study

Climate could change extremely rapidly with very dramatic effects The sudden deep freeze of the northern hemisphere that occurred 13,000 years ago has been traced to events originating in northern Canada, according to Universi ...

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Aussie astronomers prepare for smash hit

Astronomers at Australia's national radio and optical observatories will watch as a probe released from a spacecraft slams into a comet about 133 million km away at a speed of nearly 37,000 km/h (10.2 km per second). The cos ...

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Proxy Aviation Systems Unveils SkyWatcher

Proxy Aviation Systems recently unveiled SkyWatcher, a long endurance, low and medium altitude, multi-payload unmanned aircraft system at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI) demonstration ...

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India Reschedules INSAT-4A Launch Program

A delay in the Ariane space program has forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to reschedule the launch of INSAT-4A, to around August-September this year.

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Study: Dieters may die younger

A study says dieters may die younger than those who stay fat. The authors warn that more research needs to be done but say the report shows how poorly the long-term effects of dieting are understood, the Guardian reported Mon ...

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Rare beetle sightings sought in Britain

Britons are being asked to keep their eyes open for the noble chafer, a rare beetle that emerges from old fruit trees in the summer. With orchards being replaced by more productive crops, conservationists aren't sure how ...

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