Archive: 07/4/2005

Hubble captures Deep Impact's collision

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured the dramatic effects of the collision early July 4 between a 370-kilogram projectile released by the Deep Impact spacecraft and comet 9P/Tempel 1. ...

Jul 04, 2005
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An Ear For Robots: New Approach

A fundamentally new approach to computer identification of words was been suggested by Russian scientists. With its help, people will be able to give orders even to the most primitive cellular phones.

Jul 04, 2005
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First XMM-Newton images of impact

Images of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 taken by the Optical Monitor on ESA's XMM-Newton observatory, from two minutes before impact and until seven minutes after impact. The first two images were taken just before imp ...

Jul 04, 2005
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How fish hear and make sounds at same time

Cornell University researchers have learned how a common fish found along the West Coast can hum and hear outside sounds at the same time.

Jul 04, 2005
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Impact on Comet 9P/Tempel 1: Update, first European images

These are the first pictures of the impact received by European observers of the Deep Impact encounter. They were taken by the Faulkes Telescope in Maui, Hawaii (Faulkes Telescope North), which was ideally pla ...

Jul 04, 2005
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Dissolved manganese may pose risk

Regular showers could pose a health risk and even result in brain damage, according to U.S. researchers.

Jul 04, 2005
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