Archive: 23/10/2007

Space Shuttle Discovery Blasts Off

The space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew lifted off Tuesday, Oct. 23, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:38 a.m. EDT to continue construction of the International Space Station.

dateOct 23, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Nuclear power worldwide: status and outlook

The IAEA makes two annual projections concerning the growth of nuclear power, a low and a high. The low projection assumes that all nuclear capacity that is currently under construction or firmly in the development pipeline ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Other
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Platinum-rich shell, platinum-poor core

Hydrogen fuel cells will power the automobiles of the future; however, they have so far suffered from being insufficiently competitive. At the University of Houston, Texas, USA, a team led by Peter Strasser has now developed ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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Critically endangered Amur leopard captured

A rare Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), one of only an estimated 30 left in the wild has been captured and health-checked by experts from a consortium of conservation organizations, before being released.

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