Archive: 10/6/2005

The Da Vinci Glow

Five hundred years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci solved an ancient astronomical riddle: the mystery of Earthshine. When you think of Leonardo Da Vinci, you probably think of the Mona Lisa or 16th-century submarines or, ...

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Russian Space Agency mulls launches from Kuru

The Russian Space Agency (RSA) may launch its new Kliper spacecraft from the Kuru space center in French Guiana, RSA Deputy Director Nikolai Moiseev said Wednesday, reports RIA Novosti.

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Trimble Introduces Future-Ready GNSS Positioning Technology

Trimble announced Wednesday that it has developed a software-based technology supporting Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) to maximize flexibility and minimize cost in end-user positioning products that will use a ...

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Commercial Time For Shenzhou

The balance of power in human spaceflight is shifting. China is gradually emerging as a credible third force in putting humans in orbit, as the USA struggles to define its near-term future as a spaceflight power.

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NASA selects 140 small business projects

NASA officials in Washington announced Wednesday the selection of 140 research proposals in its 2004 Small Business Innovation Research program.

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Scientists learn to prevent nano 'merging'

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified how billionth-of-a-meter sized metal particles — gold-atom clusters within carbon-atom shells — can mesh ...

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Online journalism continues quality gains

Judging from the recent finalist announced for this year's Online Journalism Awards, the field of online news continues to become more robust and high quality, according to contest coordinators.

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