Archive: 02/7/2006

SMART-1 To Crash Into Lunar Surface In August

The European Moon probe SMART-1, which was developed by SSC for ESA, has been orbiting the Moon since November 2004. Its main mission, to qualify an electric propulsion system, is completed, and the probe is ...

Feb 07, 2006
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Spirit Nears Home Plate

Spirit continues to make progress toward "Home Plate," a conspicuous circular feature scientists hope to investigate before the Martian winter, in search of layered rock outcrops that may provide additional information about ...

Feb 07, 2006
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Entertainment industry fights piracy

Finding itself in a whirlwind battle of fighting revenue losses as a result of piracy, the entertainment industry is pushing legislation that would prevent the exploitation of a gap in content protection technology known ...

Feb 07, 2006
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Study: Grammar ability hardwired in humans

University of Rochester scientists studying why characteristics of grammar are found in all languages say the use of grammar is hardwired in our brains.

Feb 07, 2006
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Russian scientist predicts 'mini Ice Age'

A Russian astronomer has predicted that Earth will experience a "mini Ice Age" in the middle of this century, caused by low solar activity.

Feb 07, 2006
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