News tagged with xenon

Dawn team members check out spacecraft

( -- Mission managers for NASA's Dawn spacecraft are studying the spacecraft's ion propulsion system after Dawn experienced a loss of thrust on June 27. Dawn team members were able to trace the episode to an electronic ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Dawn approaches asteroid Vesta

After three and a half years years of thrusting silently through the void, NASA's Dawn spacecraft is on the threshold of a new world. It's deep in the asteroid belt, less than 4 months from giant asteroid Vesta.

dateApr 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Muon makes tracks in EXO-200 detector

( -- The Enriched Xenon Observatory-200, a prototype observatory that will search for exotic decays of fundamental particles of matter, passed a significant if unofficial milestone last month: its detector registered ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in General Physics
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New hydrogen-storage method discovered

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have found for the first time that high pressure can be used to make a unique hydrogen-storage material. The discovery paves the way for an entirely new way to approach the hydrogen-storage ...

dateNov 22, 2009 in Materials Science
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