Archive: 31/07/2004

Micromirrors Correct Optical Errors

Before undergoing laser eye surgery, patients are given a glimpse of their future vision through an array of movable miniature mirrors. The technique originated in astronomy, where secondary mirrors in terres-trial telescopes ...

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Quantum Computer Science on the Internet

A simulated quantum computer went online on the Internet last month. With the ability to control 31 quantum bits, it is the most powerful of its type in the world. Software engineers can use it to test algorithms that might ...

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NASA approves new design for Shuttle external tank fitting

NASA's Space Shuttle External Tank Project Office is moving ahead with a redesigned bipod fitting. The Project was given the "go" to begin manufacturing and installation of the fitting to the External Tank during a recent ...

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