Archive: 14/11/2006

Lenovo Puts a New Spin on the ThinkPad Tablet PC

Lenovo today announced the ThinkPad X60 Tablet, a new convertible tablet PC marking a technology trifecta for innovation, portability and performance — with two new screen choices and other innovative Lenovo features, such ...

dateNov 14, 2006 in Hardware
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Return of the Leonids

On Sunday, Nov. 19th, Earth will pass through a stream of debris from comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle. The result: a shower of Leonid meteors.

dateNov 14, 2006 in Astronomy
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Wielding the subtle weapons of a fungus

It doesn’t look appetizing: when Ustilago maydis attacks a maize plant, its cobs bear hideous tumours rather than crunchy niblets. So far, no effective means of combating the maize smut pathogen has been found. However, ...

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COROT and the new chapter of planetary searches

The launch of COROT on 21 December 2006 is a long awaited event in the quest to find planets beyond our Solar System. Searching from above the Earth's atmosphere, COROT – the CNES project with ESA participation - will be ...

dateNov 14, 2006 in Astronomy
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NASA Nanotechnology Comes to Market

Finding affordable ways to make technology available to everyone is a common challenge. Now, a researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. has done that with the process that creates "nanotubes."

dateNov 14, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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