Archive: 29/09/2004

Mars Drill Will Seek Knowledge and Resources

It will be drilling for information first, then for resources, though oil is not likely to be among exploration targets. The futuristic drilling rig, under development at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, is designed ...

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ESO Views of Earth-Approaching Asteroid Toutatis

Unique Photos from La Silla and Paranal Measure the Distance Today, September 29, 2004, is undisputedly the Day of Toutatis, the famous "doomsday" asteroid. Not since the year 1353 did this impressive "space rock" pass ...

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New, Shape-Changing Materials Will Make Planes Like Hawks

Over the next 17 months, Virginia Tech will lead a team of researchers exploring the development of a new class of materials that will use plant protein structures in an attempt to mimic biological systems. The Defense Science ...

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Novel X-ray Source for X-ray Nanolithography

JMAR Technologies, Inc. today announced that its Research Division has received $2 million in funding under its previously announced $34.5 million Department of Defense Contract (DARPA Contract). These funds apply to costs ...

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High-End 4M pixels CMOS Image Sensor

Cypress Semiconductor Corp today announced commercial sampling of the LUPA-4000-M CMOS image sensor from recently acquired FillFactory NV. Developed to address the specific imaging needs of the professional and industrial ...

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