Archive: 9/06/2006

Fly Experiment to Fly on Shuttle

Fruit flies from UC Davis will join the crew of the space shuttle Discovery on its next mission, set to launch July 1. The flies are part of an experiment on the immune system being conducted by Deborah Kimbrell, associate ...

dateJun 09, 2006 in
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Circuit board materials may like it hot (or not)

Electrical circuits may act differently in Arizona than they do in Alaska--potentially affecting the performance of computers and other electronics. A new technique identifies and quantifies an important cause of this temperature ...

dateJun 09, 2006 in Semiconductors
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Ancient caldera in Apollinaris Patera

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show the caldera of Apollinaris Patera, an ancient, 5-kilometer-high volcano northwest of Gusev Crater.

dateJun 09, 2006 in Space Exploration
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