Archive: 09/29/2006

Smoking Out Space Fires

If you've ever burned your dinner, you know how startling a smoke alarm can be. Now, imagine you're 220 miles away from Earth in an orbiting lab when the alarm sounds. Fires are no laughing matter on Earth, ...

Sep 29, 2006 3.6 / 5 (5) 0

HP to Acquire VoodooPC

HP today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VoodooPC, a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance and personalized gaming computer systems.

Sep 29, 2006 1 / 5 (1) 0

Painting by numbers

Professor Richard ffrench-Constant of the University of Exeter in Cornwall has worked with an international team of experts to ‘decode’ the patterns on butterflies’ wings.

Sep 29, 2006 3.5 / 5 (8) 0

Anatomy of a Discovery

"The seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them." Joseph Henry, American physicist (1797-1878)

Sep 29, 2006 4.3 / 5 (16) 0
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