Archive: 01/4/2005

Scientists prepare for Huygens descent on Titan

University of Arizona scientists, working on one of the most stunning robotic space missions ever attempted, head for Germany next week. Their experiments ride on the Huygens probe to Saturn's giant moon, Tit ...

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Saturn's Icy Moon Iapetus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully flew by Saturn's moon Iapetus at a distance of 123,400 kilometers (76,700 miles) on Friday, Dec. 31. NASA's Deep Space Network tracking station in Goldstone, Calif., received ...

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Spirit Rover: One Year on Mars

NASA lit a birthday candle today for its twin Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) Spirit and Opportunity. The Spirit rover begins its second year on Mars investigating puzzling rocks unlike any found earlier. The rovers successfully completed their ...

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Capitalising on richer Web data

A quiet revolution is coming our way. Recent successful trials of European semantic-Web applications suggest that machine-readable data will soon usher in an improved Web that will facilitate information reuse, and provid ...

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Viseon Launches World's First Digital Home Telephone for VoIP

Viseon, Inc., a global developer of broadband personal communications solutions, today announced the launch of the next generation VisiFone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 6th. The newly design ...

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World's Largest 21-inch OLED for TVs from Samsung

Samsung Electronics, the leader in TFT-LCD technology, announced today that it developed the largest single-panel active matrix-based (AM) Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) display. At 21-inches, this OLED ...

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