Archive: 26/07/2005

Cassini Finds Recent and Unusual Geology on Enceladus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained new, detailed images of the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The data reveal distinctive geological features and the most youthful terrain seen on the moon. These findings ...

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NASA Telescope Reveals Nearby Galaxy's Invisible Arms

A new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows that a galaxy once thought to be rather plain and old is actually endowed with a gorgeous set of young spiral arms. The unusual galaxy, called NGC 4625, is a remarkable ...

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Apple Unveils Faster iBooks

Apple® enhanced its affordable iBook® G4 line for consumers and education customers with faster Power PC G4 processors running up to 1.42 GHz, 512MB memory across the line, higher performance graphics and built-in AirPort® ...

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China mobile makers plot summer strategy

The dog days of summer may be the slow season for cell-phone sales, but Chinese handset makers are launching plans to halt their sliding market share.Companies including Amoi, Ningbo Bird, Dopod and Konka all have drafted ...

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Discovery set for launch

Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-114, NASA's Return to Flight mission, is set for Tuesday at 10:39 a.m. EDT. The chance of Kennedy weather cooperating for the launch has increased to 80 percent.

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Blinking switches off parts of your brain

Blinking temporarily switches off parts of your brain, according to a study published in the latest issue of Current Biology. The University College London (UCL) team found that the brain actively shuts down parts of the ...

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NEAR Mission Images Give Clues To Composition Of Asteroid Eros

An asteroid's external features, when analyzed carefully, can say a lot about its interior. So it was while he was mapping the surface of the asteroid 433 Eros that Peter Thomas, a senior research associate in astronomy at ...

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A Field Of Beams

By firing rapid pulses of polarized light at corn, spinach and other crops, researchers have uncovered a picture of plant health that is invisible to the naked eye. Using a portable light source and detector technology, the ...

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