Archive: 22/02/2010

Symbiotic Stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many, perhaps even most stars, are members of binaries -- two stars that orbit each other. Symbiotic stars are a small subset of binaries with an attitude: they display characteristic, dramatic, episodic ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Astronomy
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NASA, NOAA ready GOES-P satellite for launch

NASA is preparing to launch the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch is targeted for March 2, during a launch ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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SFU develops super sensor devices

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine being able to adjust your home furnace, check whether your arteries are plugging up and pinpoint the location of your child, all with a tap of the same quarter-sized brooch.

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Engineering
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Tropical Storm 17P forms in South Pacific

On February 21, the seventeenth tropical depression formed in the South Pacific Ocean. Today, February 22, the storm has strengthened into Tropical Storm 17P (TS 17P) with maximum sustained winds near 39 mph, and it was about ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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