Archive: 11/6/2009

Hylas payload shipped to India

( -- Hylas, a flexible, broadband Ka-band satellite, is steadily moving towards completion. The communications payload has been shipped from England to India for integration with the platform, ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Space Exploration
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'Dropouts' pinpoint earliest galaxies

Astronomers, conducting the broadest survey to date of galaxies from about 800 million years after the Big Bang, have found 22 early galaxies and confirmed the age of one by its characteristic hydrogen signature ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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EBay settles lawsuit filed by Skype founders

(AP) -- EBay Inc. has settled a legal skirmish with the founders of Skype that threatened to complicate eBay's plans to sell most of the Internet phone service to a group of investors for $2 billion.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Internet
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In a Galaxy Far, Far Away...

( -- Astronomers have published the discovery of the farthest known object in the cosmos: a star that exploded when the universe was only 630 million years old -- only 4.6% of its current age. ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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The politics of climate fixes

In the middle of a day filled with a stream of information-packed PowerPoint displays and alarming projections of what the future holds for our planet and our civilization, Judith Layzer’s talk was something ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Environment
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