Archive: 9/03/2005

Canada's Shrinking Ice Caps

Earth's ice-covered polar regions help to keep our climate cool and hold tremendous amounts of fresh water locked up in their glaciers, ice caps, and ice sheets. The ice contained in these vast freshwater reservoirs is the ...

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NEC's High-End 21.3-Inch LCD with RGB LED Back-Light Technology

NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd. today announced that sample shipments of its new 21.3-inch, ultra-extended graphics array (UXGA), amorphous silicon thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT LCD) module, part number NL160120BC27-10, ...

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Charles Townes wins 2005 Templeton Prize

Charles Townes, the Nobel laureate whose inventions include the maser and laser and who has spent decades as a leading advocate for the convergence of science and religion, has won the 2005 Templeton Prize. The prize, valued ...

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'Nanotechnology: small science‚ big deal'

The University of Surrey’s world-class expertise in nanotechnology research is a key contributor to a new exhibition entitled ‘Nanotechnology: small science‚ big deal’, now showing at the Science Museum in London. ...

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NASA Finds Lightning Clears Safe Zone in Earth's Radiation Belt

Lightning in clouds, only a few miles above the ground, clears a safe zone in the radiation belts thousands of miles above the Earth, according to NASA-funded researchers. The unexpected result resolves a forty-year-old debate ...

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Sony's 400-Disk HDMI DVD/SA-CD Changer

Sony today introduced three HDMI up-scaling DVD players including a 400-disc changer The DVP-CX995V 400-disc DVD/Super-Audio CD (SA-CD) changer up-scales video to high definition (1080i/720p) resolution and transmits high ...

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A 2,000-year-old secret is out

A beauty product with a difference will be put to the test in a unique experiment at Bristol University later this month. A 2,000-year-old Roman cosmetic, discovered in an archaeological site in London, will be recreated ...

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