Archive: 4/08/2008

Why New Political Parties Sizzle or Fizzle

( -- Across the globe, new political parties, from green parties to anti-immigration parties, are constantly emerging in democratic countries. But while some of these nascent single-issue groups fade away, others, ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Other
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New bottle cap thwarts wine counterfeiters

( -- When the Roman historian Pliny the Elder wrote " in vino veritas " โ€“ in wine, there is truth โ€“ he must not have been drinking from a counterfeit bottle. Researchers Roger Johnston and Jon Warner of the ...

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Rosetta starts tracking asteroid Steins

( -- Heading toward its first target-asteroid, (2867) Steins, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has started using its cameras to visually track the asteroid and eventually determine its orbit with more accuracy.

dateAug 04, 2008 in Space Exploration
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