Archive: 21/12/2005

Lenovo's bid to challenge Dell

The Chinese computer group that bought out the personal computer unit of IBM earlier this year said late Tuesday its chief executive officer would step down after only eight months on the job. Stephen Ward will be succeeded ...

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Fear of death factors into how we vote

Rutgers University scientists say their research suggests some people voted for George W. Bush rather than John Kerry because of concerns about death.

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Gift-Bearing Progress Launches Toward Space Station

The 20th unpiloted Progress cargo craft launched toward the International Space Station Wednesday at 1:38 p.m. EST, carrying Christmas gifts, equipment and supplies to the orbiting laboratory. It is scheduled to dock at the ...

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NASA Prepares for Return of Interstellar Cargo

NASA's Stardust mission is nearing Earth after a 2.88 billion mile round-trip journey to return cometary and interstellar dust particles back to Earth. Scientists believe the cargo will help provide answers to fundamental ...

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Astronomers detect echoes from ancient supernovae

A team of astronomers has found faint visible “echoes” of three ancient supernovae by detecting centuries-old light reflected by interstellar gas clouds hundreds of light-years removed from the original explosions.

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