Archive: 11/8/2005

ISS crew 12 performed the first spacewalk

NASA astronaut Bill McArthur and Russian cosmonaut Valery Tokarev performed the first spacewalk of their six-month stay on the international space station. They installed a new camera and discarded an inactive science probe.

Nov 08, 2005 not rated yet 0

GANDALF conjures up faster, seamless Internet technique

As the white wizard of Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings, Gandalf had some astounding abilities. As his modern namesake, the GANDALF project is set to cast a spell over the Internet world by offering unprecedented data transfer ...

Nov 08, 2005 3 / 5 (7) 0

How do massive stars form?

In an upcoming issue, the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics will publish the most complete picture of a “triggered” star-forming region. Induced (or “triggered”) star formation is one of the processes that are suppos ...

Nov 08, 2005 2 / 5 (3) 0

Flash Memory Boom

If you’re not familiar with flash memory, you should be. It’s poised to make a whole host of older technologies obsolete – all to your advantage. You probably own some and are not even aware of it. ...

Nov 08, 2005 3.5 / 5 (32) 0 feature
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