Archive: 13/03/2008

Vanguard I celebrates 50 years in space

The Vanguard I satellite celebrates its 50th birthday this year. Its launch on March 17, 1958 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, culminated the efforts of America’s first official space satellite program begun in September 1955. ...

dateMar 13, 2008 in Space Exploration
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IBM Cracks Web 2.0 Security Concerns With 'SMash'

IBM today announced new technology to secure "mashups," web applications that pull information from multiple sources, such as Web sites, enterprise databases or emails, to create one unified view. Mashups are attractive for ...

dateMar 13, 2008 in Software
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Plastic bags killing Queensland’s turtles

A group of University of Queensland researchers are urging Queenslanders to avoid littering the state's marine environment during the upcoming Easter holiday weekend.

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Tackling traffic’s biggest killer

Each year, over 40,000 people meet their end on Europe’s roads in car accidents. It is the equivalent of several small-scale wars. The biggest killer is head-on collisions, with 6,000 casualties annually. But now new car ...

dateMar 13, 2008 in Engineering
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