Archive: 28/12/2005

The Web: Fifteen years of browsing

Fifteen years ago this Christmas week, Tim Berners-Lee, an obscure scientist working in a European laboratory, invented the Internet browser, now a fixture of the digital economy, experts tell United Press International's ...

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U.S. sprawl takes toll on environment

U.S. suburban sprawl with its increased use of septic tanks and its watering and fertilizing of lawns is taking a toll on the environment.

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Conflict resolution in cyberspace

Thanks to support from successive EU-funded projects, Tiga Technologies, an advanced IT consultancy, is creating a spin-off company to commercialise a pioneering electronic arbitration system called e-Dispute.

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Student-built instrument set to launch on Pluto mission

The University of Colorado at Boulder's long heritage with NASA planetary missions will continue Jan. 17 with the launch of a student space dust instrument on the New Horizons Mission to Pluto from Florida's Kennedy Space ...

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Delivering Earth's First Comet

Stardust's voyage in space is near its end, but its cargo - the world's first cometary and interstellar dust samples - has begun its two year journey on Earth, which ends on a cold early morning on the floor of a frozen dry ...

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