News tagged with science satellite

Image: A whole new world for Curiosity

( -- This color-enhanced view -- taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the satellite flew overhead -- shows the terrain around the rover's landing ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Scientist discovers plate tectonics on Mars

( -- For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, a UCLA scientist has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Star's 'cry' heralds new era for testing relativity

( -- Last year, astronomers discovered a quiescent black hole in a distant galaxy that erupted after shredding and consuming a passing star. Now researchers have identified a distinctive X-ray signal observed in ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Astronomy
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Sharing data links in networks of cars

Wi-Fi is coming to our cars. Ford Motor Co. has been equipping cars with Wi-Fi transmitters since 2010; according to an Agence France-Presse story last year, the company expects that by 2015, 80 percent of the cars it sells ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Telecom
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