Archive: 2/04/2008

Models look good when predicting climate change

The accuracy of computer models that predict climate change over the coming decades has been the subject of debate among politicians, environmentalists and even scientists. A new study by meteorologists at the University ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Environment
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Jules Verne ATV given 'go' for docking

Jules Verne was today formally cleared to proceed with the first ISS docking attempt, scheduled for 3 April 2008 at 16:41 CEST (14:41 UT). The official go-ahead came from the International Space Station Mission Management ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Space Exploration
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NIST shows on-card fingerprint match is secure, speedy

A fingerprint identification technology for use in Personal Identification Verification (PIV) cards that offers improved protection from identity theft meets the standardized accuracy criteria for federal identification cards ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Other
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Black hole found in enigmatic Omega Centauri

A new discovery has resolved some of the mystery surrounding Omega Centauri, the largest and brightest globular cluster in the sky. Images obtained with the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Astronomy
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Researchers to curb CO2 emissions

Carnegie Mellon University’s Chris T. Hendrickson and H. Scott Matthews along with Alex Carpenter and Heather MacLean of the University of Toronto challenge Canadian officials to take the lead in eliminating dangerous carbon ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Environment
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