News tagged with spectrometer

Getting positive results with negative ions

Yes! That's the answer scientists from OI Analytical and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory got from their experiments to see if the new IonCCDTM can detect negative ions and large ions. Furthermore, employing ...

dateJul 18, 2011 in General Physics
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Dawn team members check out spacecraft

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mission managers for NASA's Dawn spacecraft are studying the spacecraft's ion propulsion system after Dawn experienced a loss of thrust on June 27. Dawn team members were able to trace the ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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New Endeavour for an MIT experiment

Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final mission, launched May 16, has successfully delivered MIT researchers’ Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) — an instrument designed to use the unique environment ...

dateMay 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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