News tagged with phantom

A ghost in Cepheus

Described as a "dusty curtain" or "ghostly apparition," mysterious reflection nebula VdB 152 really is very faint. Far from your neighborhood on this Halloween Night, the cosmic phantom is nearly 1,400 light-years ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Big rips and little rips

One of a number of seemingly implausible features of dark energy is that its density is assumed to be constant over time. So, even though the universe expands over time, dark energy does not become diluted, ...

Jul 04, 2011
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J&J, FDA leaders take heat for 'phantom' recall

(AP) -- Johnson & Johnson executives and the Food and Drug Administration both shouldered the blame Thursday for a secret recall in which hired contractors quietly bought up defective painkillers to clear ...

Sep 30, 2010
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Phantom Ray unmanned aircraft makes its debut

After only two years of development, the Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) was unveiled at a ceremony in St. Louis on May 10. Built by Boeing in St. Louis, the sleek, fighter-sized UAS combines survivability ...

May 12, 2010
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Phantom limbs learn impossible tricks

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research has shown that body images can be formed independently of external sensory inputs, and that the phantom limbs of amputees can be trained to carry out tasks that would be impossible ...

Oct 28, 2009 weblog
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