Archive: 06/4/2012

ESA missions gear up for transit of Venus

(Phys.org) -- ESA’s Venus Express and Proba-2 space missions, along with the international SOHO, Hinode, and Hubble spacecraft, are preparing to monitor Venus and the Sun during the transit of Earth’s ...

Jun 04, 2012
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Blowing bubbles in the Carina Nebula

(Phys.org) -- Giant bubbles, towering pillars and cascading clouds of dust and gas fill the star-forming nursery of the Carina Nebula seen here in a stunning new view from Herschel to launch ESA Space Science’s ...

Jun 04, 2012
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BlackBerry maker stock slips to new low

Shares in BlackBerry maker Research In Motion fell below $10, the lowest point in nearly eight years, amid growing concerns about the outlook for the troubled smartphone maker.

Jun 04, 2012
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NASA looks at Typhoon Mawar, now heading to sea

Over the weekend of June 2 and 3, Typhoon Mawar skirted the east coast of the Philippines bringing heavy surf, heavy rainfall and gusty winds that led to several missing and injured people. NASA's TRMM satellite ...

Jun 04, 2012
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Google buys instant messaging firm Meebo

Google has agreed to buy the online messaging firm Meebo, a move expanding the Internet giant's capabilities for instant sharing of Web pages using social networks.

Jun 04, 2012
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