Archive: 18/08/2005

Supernova 1987A: Fast Forward to the Past

Recent Chandra observations have revealed new details about the fiery ring surrounding the stellar explosion that produced Supernova 1987A. The data give insight into the behavior of the doomed star in the years before it ...

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iPod -- the most popular incentive

The iPod Mini has become the top "motivational" or "giveaway" electronics product of U.S. corporations and small businesses, says trade magazine Incentive.

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Company eyes 100 Mbps digital TV

Broadband Physics has demonstrated a 50 Mbps digital capacity in a standard television channel and expects to boost that to 100 Mbps.

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The Big Blue

Liquid-crystal 'blue phases' can be just about any colour in the rainbow. This makes them potentially useful for all sorts of applications, from electrically switchable colour displays to light filters and lasers. But blue ...

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ISS Station Crew To Do August 18 Spacewalk

Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev and NASA Science Officer John Phillips will go outside the International Space Station this Thursday on a spacewalk to remove, replace and photograph experiments, and relocate equipment. ...

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