Archive: 02/8/2012

NASA looking for more space taxis

NASA is looking for more ways to get astronauts to the International Space Station. The space agency put out a call today for commercial space companies to submit bids as part of the latest round of the Commercial ...

Feb 08, 2012
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India outsourcers see export growth slowing

India's flagship information technology and business services sector forecast on Wednesday that export growth would slow in the next financial year amid global "economic uncertainties."

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When stars play planetary pinball

Many of us remember playing pinball at the local arcade while growing up; it turns out that some stars like it as well. Binary stars can play tug-of-war with an unfortunate planet, flinging it into a wide ...

Feb 08, 2012
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A bouncing moon boulder

One solitary boulder on the Moon apparently decided to take a little journey. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera captured the track of a bouncing, rolling 9-meter boulder that used to sit along the rim ...

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Sprint posts deeper 4Q loss on iPhone costs

(AP) -- Sprint dug deep into its pockets in the latest quarter to put iPhones in the hands of its customers. The perennially money-losing company on Wednesday posted its largest loss in three years.

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The governance of synthetic biology

The Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center is launching a new web-based Synthetic Biology Scorecard, designed to track federal and non-federal efforts to improve the governance of synthetic biology resear ...

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Time Warner 4Q earnings edge up, beats Street

(AP) -- Time Warner Inc. got a boost from its movie studio and cable TV networks in the last three months of the year, and the company expects growth to continue in 2012 even with the end of its lucrative ...

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