Archive: 06/8/2005

Scientists Find Possible Titan Volcano

A recent flyby of Saturn's hazy moon Titan by the Cassini spacecraft has revealed evidence of a possible volcano, which could be a source of methane in Titan's atmosphere. Images taken in infrared light sho ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Migratory Songbirds Have a Specialized Night-Vision Brain Area

Research shows special molecules help the birds navigate at night Neurobiologists have discovered a specialized night-vision brain area in night-migratory songbirds. They believe the area might enable the birds to navigate ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Volume Production Technology of HD DVD-R Discs Established

A group of four manufacturers today announced successful development of a prototype of a HD DVD-R disc, the write-once next generation DVD disc, that can be easily produced at high volume on standard DVD-Recordable ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Consumers suspicious of sponsored links

Sponsored links are marketed as a sure-fire way to lure consumers to specific Web sites, but a Penn State study shows most online shoppers don't take the bait. "Consumers have a bias against the links that businesses pay ...

Jun 08, 2005
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U.S. and France Agree to Establish NASA Shuttle Landing Site

The governments of the United States of America and the French Republic have agreed to establish a Transoceanic Abort Landing (TAL) site for NASA's Space Shuttle at Istres Air Base 125, in the South of France. The agreement ...

Jun 08, 2005
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mPhase Exhibits its Nanobattery and Magnetometer Technology

mPhase Technologies, Inc. described its breakthrough nanobattery design and its ultra-sensitive magnetometers this week at Sensors Expo in Chicago, Illinois. Company personnel at the booth described the technology to potential ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Four New Virtual Institutes Under the Overall Coordination of DESY

Developing new methods for the investigation of materials with synchrotron radiation, studying the effect of intense flashes of X-ray radiation on single atoms, exploring the properties of plasmas, or investigating the interplay ...

Jun 08, 2005
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First New ThinkPad Since Lenovo Bought IBM PC Division

Lenovo yesterday announced the newest member of the ThinkPad portfolio — the ThinkPad X41 Tablet, creating a new alternative in tablet computing without compromises in weight or function. Previous tab ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Tune In And Enjoy The Ride

For TV-loving road warriors, leaving home often means leaving their favorite shows behind. But just in time for the busy summer travel season – the Travel Industry Association (TIA) predicts a record-breaking 328 million ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Lunar oxygen project begins

Florida Tech is collaborating with British Titanium, Cambridge University and the Kennedy Space Center on a NASA-funded project to produce oxygen from the Moon's regolith (top soil covering solid rock). The goal of the stu ...

Jun 08, 2005
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