04/03/2009

Mars Orbiter Resumes Normal Science Operations

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has fully recovered from an unexpected computer re-set last week and resumed its scientific investigation of Mars.

Holding a mirror up to a gibbon’s mind

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Queensland developmental psychologists have taken a step into our evolutionary past by studying gibbons.

With March 6 Kepler launch, work begins for Berkeley astronomers

(PhysOrg.com) -- When NASA's Kepler telescope rockets into the night sky on Friday, March 6, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, two University of California, Berkeley, astronomers - key members of the Kepler ...

RF remote control is a superior alternative to infrared control

The ZigBee Alliance and the RF4CE Consortium, founded by Panasonic, Philips Electronics, Samsung Electronics and Sony have reached an agreement to deliver a standardized specification for radio frequency-based (RF) remote ...

What determines the size of giant dunes?

Physicists at the Laboratory of Physics and Mechanics of Heterogeneous Media (CNRS / Université Paris Diderot / ESPCI ParisTech / Université Pierre et Marie Curie) have shown, in collaboration with scientists ...

Mediterranean Sea level could rise by 61 cm

A Spanish-British research project has come up with three future scenarios for the effects of climate change on the Mediterranean over the next 90 years, using global models from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...

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