Pacific Ocean floor to be explored

Scientists prepared Monday to explore the seafloor near Papua New Guinea in the western Pacific Ocean with remotely operated underwater vehicles.

SanDisk Introduces 4-Gigabyte SDHC Flash Card

SanDisk Corporation today introduced a 4-gigabyte SD High Capacity (SDHC) card. The new cards, which support capacities of 4GB and higher, are rated Class 2 for speed and performance and can store more than 2,000 high-resolution ...

NASA's Marks 30th Anniversary of Mars Viking Mission

Thirty years after the first successful landing on Mars by NASA's Viking spacecraft, the ambitious mission continues to evoke pride and enthusiasm for future space exploration.

Researchers test combustion for NASA

Jerry Colver had visitors to his Iowa State University laboratory cover their ears. Then he powered up his test rig and – SNAP! – what looked like a bolt of blue lightning popped through five test chambers.

Scientists Gaining Clearer Picture of Comet Makeup and Origin

Scientists are getting their best understanding yet of the makeup of comets – not only of the materials inside these planetary building blocks, but also of the way they could have formed around the Sun in the solar system’s ...

Online surveys are less effective than phone surveys

Surveys are more than an annoyance. They are also a useful tool for market researchers, who rely on them to understand our attitudes towards products. However, a significant new study in the September issue of the Journal ...

Video site creates 'shows' of user content

As online video sites have exploded in popularity, many have been left wondering if a successful business model will emerge. Pay-for-content and putting commercials in the videos have both been oft-tried and oft-failed models.

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