Archive: 10/01/2005

Spitzer Sees Dusty Aftermath of Pluto-Sized Collision

Astronomers say a dusty disc swirling around the nearby star Vega is bigger than earlier thought. It was probably caused by collisions of objects, perhaps as big as the planet Pluto, up to 2,000 kilometers (about 1,200 miles) ...

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AMD Unveils Turion 64 Mobile Technology

AMD today announced that it will usher in a new era in mobile computing. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology was unveiled by six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at an AMD event at the International CES 2005 show in ...

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Earthquake Affects Earth's Rotation

NASA scientists using data from the Indonesian earthquake calculated it affected Earth's rotation, decreased the length of day, slightly changed the planet's shape, and shifted the North Pole by centimeters. The earthquake ...

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New car radio solution with multilingual support

Fraunhofer IIS presented the first DRM chip design for car radios. This car radio solution will enable drivers to select their preferred radio program from hundreds of different radio stations. However, it is something more ...

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New research shines a light on why women live longer than men

Research by exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) may have an answer to the age old question of why women live longer than men. On average, women live longer than men and women over 60 are now the ...

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Nanotechnologists' new plastic can see in the dark

Imagine a home with "smart" walls responsive to the environment in the room, a digital camera sensitive enough to work in the dark, or clothing with the capacity to turn the sun's power into electrical energy. Researchers ...

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