Archive: 06/8/2005

SMART-1 detects calcium on the Moon

Thanks to measurements by the D-CIXS X-ray spectrometer, ESA’s SMART-1 spacecraft has made the first ever unambiguous remote-sensing detection of calcium on the Moon.

Jun 08, 2005
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Green light for the deployment of the second MARSIS boom

Following in-depth analyses performed after the deployment of the first MARSIS antenna boom on board Mars Express, ESA has decided to proceed with the deployment of the second 20-metre antenna boom.

Jun 08, 2005
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3LCD Manufacturers Achieve Milestones

Cumulative shipments of the high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) panels used in 3LCD projection systems point to a major production milestone, putting 3LCD well ahead of all competing microdisplay projection technologies combined ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Novel drug for SARS shows promise

A prototype drug created by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago shows promise in slowing replication of the virus responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. Currently, there are no effective ant ...

Jun 08, 2005
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Ozone levels drop when hurricanes are strengthening

Scientists are continually exploring different aspects of hurricanes to increase the understanding of how they behave. Recently, NASA-funded scientists from Florida State University looked at ozone around hurricanes and found ...

Jun 08, 2005
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