Archive: 20/06/2005

Making A Meteor

NASA's Deep Impact mission is about to smash into comet 9P/Tempel 1 to excavate a crater and probe the comet's internal structure. It's possible, however, that the comet will break into fragments, creating a cloud of meteoroids. ...

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Rosetta monitors Deep Impact

ESA’s comet chaser Rosetta will take part in one of the world’s largest astronomical observation campaigns - the Deep Impact event - while on its cruise to Comet 69P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta will be watching from ...

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Researcher Fashions DNA to Further Advances in Nanotechnology

In the fifty-year history since the structure of DNA was first revealed, what was once a Nobel prize- winning research discovery has become an omnipresent cultural icon co-opted for promoting everything from fragrances to ...

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Does life exist on other planets?

An atmosphere rich in oxygen is the most likely source of energy for complex life to exist anywhere in the Universe Recent research argues that an atmosphere rich in oxygen is the most likely source of energy for complex ...

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Renewable energy can be a lot cheaper

Dutch energy policy is directed at 17 percent of electricity demand being covered by renewable energy sources by 2020. Martin Junginger has demonstrated that this can be achieved at considerably lower costs than is the case ...

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Taking a virtual view of the world

Skimming virtually around 3D scenery is no longer the preserve of experts. New software developed in Europe lets users browse and interact in three dimensions with any part of our planet. Everyone from tourists to land planners ...

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