Archive: 6/07/2005

Mars is complex planet that continues to evolve

Mars is a rocky planet with an ancient volcanic past, but new findings show the planet is more complex and active than previously believed – at least in certain places. Finding those places, however, turns out to be trickier ...

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A new particle discovered by Babar experiment

It can help to reveal the secrets of the strong force Its name is Y(4260) and it is not a new humanoid of Stars Wars, but a particle identified for the first time by BaBar experiment: an international collaboration - formed ...

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History's Greatest Comet Hunter Approaches Major Milestone

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft is expected to discover its 1,000TH comet this summer. The SOHO spacecraft is a joint effort between NASA and the European Space Agency. It has accounted for approximately ...

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Tough metals go soft

Research by a University of Queensland PhD student is helping shape the materials of the future. Andrew Blake recently returned from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) annual meeting and exhibition held in ...

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New Way to 'Fix' Nitrogen Discovered

University of Oregon chemists have produced ammonia from nitrogen at room temperature under normal atmospheric pressure, marking a significant step toward achieving one of chemistry's coveted goals.

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Who Do You Trust? Men And Women Answer That Differently

Men and women differ in how they decide which strangers they can trust, according to new research. A study found that men tended to trust people who were part of a group with them. Women, on the other hand, were more likely ...

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Power-Thrifty Hitachi Hard Drive Makes for Cool Laptops

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is bringing to market the industry’s highest-performing*, yet most power-efficient hard drive for the mainstream notebook and consumer electronic segments. In addition, the Hitachi Travelstar ...

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U.S. risks losing nano lead

Nanotechnology experts warn the United States could lose its global lead in nanotechnology. To continue U.S. leadership, the government and the industry must adopt a host of proposals, including establishing environmental, ...

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