Archive: 01/6/2005

All in Place for Space Shuttle Return To Flight

NASA marked a major milestone for the Space Shuttle's Return to Flight, as the redesigned External Tank rolled out today from the barge that carried it to the agency's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The tank was taken to the ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Next-generation steel by magnetic field processing

New products made of stronger components that are lighter in weight, more energy efficient and have an extended use life may be possible through a technology that can alter the characteristics of steel and other materials.

Jan 06, 2005
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Projecting onto thin air

FogScreen is a futuristic innovation that creates a thin white screen of fog. The screen can be projected onto, touched, and even walked through – a sure-fire attention-getter for publicity or educational ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Substructure Maps Show that Dark Matter Clumps in Galaxies

Hubble Space Telescope data, analyzed by a Yale astronomer using gravitational lensing techniques, has generated a spatial map demonstrating the clumped substructure of dark matter inside clusters of galaxies. Clusters of ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Governor Announces New $400 Million ASML and IBM

Governor George E. Pataki today, in his 11th Annual State of the State Message, announced that ASML Holding NV and IBM Corporation create a $400 million nanochip research and development at the Albany Center of Excellence ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Kodak Unveils First-of-its-Kind Wi-Fi Digital Camera

On the eve of the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Eastman Kodak Company introduced a groundbreaking wireless digital photography system, giving people the freedom to share pictures whenever ...

Jan 06, 2005
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NASA Swift Mission Turns On and Sees a Blast of Bursts

The NASA-led Swift mission opened its doors to a flurry of gamma ray burst action. Scientists were still calibrating the main instrument, the Burst Alert Telescope (BAT), when the first burst appeared on Decem ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Sony Offers 4GB High Speed Memory Stick

Sony is doubling the capacity of its flash media product line with the introduction of 4GB Memory Stick PRO (High Speed) media. The new 4GB media is expected to become a valuable tool for users who need to store and easily ...

Jan 06, 2005
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Elegant shape of Eiffel Tower solved mathematically

An American engineer has produced a mathematical model explaining the elegant shape of the Eiffel Tower that was derived from French engineer Gustave Eiffel's writings regarding his own fears about the effects ...

Jan 06, 2005
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