Archive: 07/28/2004

Track Koalas From Space

Satellite technology will be used to track koalas as part of a ground-breaking new research program between The University of Queensland and major mining company Rio Tinto Coal Australia (RTCA). Koalas at the ...

Jul 28, 2004
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Mirror Measures Vortex Drag

Airplanes generate trailing wake vortices which can be dangerous for following aircraft, especially on takeoff and landing. An onboard laser measuring device scans the air space in front of the plane, recognizes ...

Jul 28, 2004
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ENGINEER TO DEVELOP NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR NEXT MARS MISSION

Even as the current Mars rovers continue to log extra miles over the red planet’s surface, NASA is planning for the next generation rover to travel even farther. Ohio State University navigation software ...

Jul 28, 2004
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Sharp Installs Second Production Line for Large LCD Panels

In response to expanding demand for large LCD panels for LCD TVs, Sharp Corporation will install a second production line for large-format LCDs within the Kameyama Plant, in which the company will start operation in August ...

Jul 28, 2004
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Inactivate an Airborne Virus With...Plasma

Recently, new viral-based infectious diseases such as SARS (corona viruses) and avian influenza (orthomyxoviruses) have made their appearance, and cases that threaten human health are on the increase. In seeking new technologies ...

Jul 28, 2004
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NASA grant to tap lunar resources

Computer models may lead to propellant production from lunar mantle Florida Tech associate professor of chemical engineering, Dr. Jonathan Whitlow, received a grant of nearly $50,000 from NASA to develop computer models that can lead ...

Jul 28, 2004
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Ocean study explores link with Australian rainfall

A five-nation oceanographic team is taking the first steps in a $3.6 million project studying the major flow of ocean currents between Asia and Australia and how they influence rainfall across Southern Australia and Indonesia.

Jul 28, 2004
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