Archive: 10/03/2008

Dark Halos Discovered on Mercury

The surprises continue. Scientists studying the harvest of photos from the MESSENGER spacecraft's Jan. 14th flyby of Mercury have found several craters with strange dark halos and one crater with a spectacularly shiny bottom.

dateMar 10, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Endeavour and Crew Ready for Launch

The rotating service structure has been rolled away from space shuttle Endeavour in a major milestone leading up to launch. The liftoff of Endeavour on the STS-123 mission remains on schedule for 2:28 a.m. EDT Tuesday, March ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Mind over body: new hope for quadriplegics

Around 2.5 million people worldwide are wheelchair bound because of spinal injuries. Half of them are quadriplegic, paralysed from the neck down. European researchers are now offering them new hope thanks to groundbreaking ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Engineering
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