Samsung Opens Largest Wafer Plant In Austin, Texas

Samsung Electronics announced the opening of the largest 300mm NAND flash memory wafer plant in Austin, Texas on Thursday, in ceremonies that included Texas Governor Rick Perry and Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman & CEO ...

Mediterranean faces dangerous heat

The Mediterranean region faces a sharp increase in dangerously hot days by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists said.

Astronomers discover a stellar puzzle

Astronomers in Northern Ireland are trying to explain a puzzle discovered this decade -- a bright 2004 stellar flare followed two years later by a supernova.

California company fined for pollution

A California refinery has been fined $1 million for threatening groundwater supplies by dumping oil refinery waste into its wells, U.S. officials said.

Security breach at Los Alamos

The Los Alamos, N.M., National Laboratory reportedly breached national security by sending classified nuclear weapons information over the Internet.

Russians blame NASA for computer failure

Russian sources blame the United States for the failure of a key computer aboard the International Space Station, ABC News reported Friday.

NASA: Space station evacuation not likely

NASA officials said there's only an "extremely remote chance" the International Space Station might be evacuated because of ongoing computer problems.

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