E-books gain a foothold at Frankfurt Book Fair

(AP) -- While paper books still outnumber texts that can be read online or on dedicated readers like the Kindle or eBook, use of the electronic versions is growing.

NASA flies over Antarctica to measure icemelt

(AP) -- Hoping to better understand how a melting Antarctica could swamp the planet, a NASA plane outfitted with lasers and ground-penetrating radar made its first flight over the icy continent on Friday.

GOES-P satellite preparing for launch in March 2010

Just two months after the successful launch of the GOES-O spacecraft, now called GOES-14 in orbit, the NASA team removed the GOES-P spacecraft from storage and commenced its post storage testing. GOES-P is being prepared ...

Meteorite from Sept. 25 fireball event recovered and presented

When Tony Garchinski heard a loud crash just after 9 p.m. on Friday, September 25 he didn't think much of it. That is, until he awoke the next morning to find the windshield of his mom's Nissan Pathfinder with a huge crack ...

Physicists Calculate Number of Parallel Universes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over the past few decades, the idea that our universe could be one of many alternate universes within a giant multiverse has grown from a sci-fi fantasy into a legitimate theoretical possibility. Several ...

India's TCS announces 29 pct quarterly profit jump

India's biggest software services exporter, TCS, reported Friday that its quarterly net profit rose by 29 percent as the company sealed more deals in a better global business environment.

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