ESA PR 07-2010. Europe's first mission dedicated to studying the Earth’s ice was launched today from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat-2 will send back data leading to new insights into how ice is responding to climate change and the role it plays in our 'Earth system'.
South African fossils could be new hominid species The fossils of a female adult and a juvenile male – perhaps mother and son – are just under two million years old. They were uncovered in cave deposits at Malapa not far from Johannesburg. Researchers tell the journal Science...
Kontron’s front-side IP65-protected Kontron Pico Client industrial panel PC with resistive 5.7-inch VGA TFT touch-screen (640x480) is designed for visualization and control tasks in machinery and equipment. Owing to its low-power design, it is also appropriate for
Presented as offering high performance bonding strength to both similar and dissimilar substrates, Master Bond’s Polymer Supreme 46HT-2 two-component adhesive features high-temperature resistance along with
Stanley Inc. said Thursday it received a seven-year, $160 million contract to handle mail management services for the U.S. Department of Justice.Stanley, which provides information technology systems to the U.S. government, said the contract also includes warehousing and related support...
Matrikon Inc. said Thursday it booked record profits in the second quarter as revenue climbed 16 per cent.The provider of software and other technologies to industry said it earned $2.8 million or nine cents a share in the three months ended Feb. 28. That's up from $2 million or six cents a...
International Rectifier introduced the IRF6706S2PbF and IRF6798MPbF DirectFET MOSFET chipset that offers efficiency for 12 V input synchronous buck applications including servers, desktops, and notebooks. The IRF6798MPbF Medium Can DirectFET provides
On Tuesday, John told you about his experience with composting and vermiculture - or composting with worms. John pointed out that communities use a lot of energy pumping and treating water and wastewater, and composting can help avoid sending so much food and water through the water...
FCC members are regrouping on broadband strategy after a court threw out their earlier effort to police broadband traffic. Internet providers said no action at all would be best.
Advanced Infrared offers Thermal Infrared Imaging for home energy audits, flat roofs, equine, Electrical, mechanical and block wall in Colorado.
DisplaySearch Upgrades 3D-Capable TV Shipment Forecast to 2.5M Units in 2010, Growing to 27M in 2013April 8, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments
With the first round of 3D-capable TVs now reaching retail floors and plans for the top TV manufacturers to bring more products to market soon, DisplaySearch has increased its 2010 forecast for 3D-capable TV shipments.
(University of Oregon) When students enter college, they either have it or they don't. And which side of the digital divide they fall on may well shape their identities and what route they take into careers.
The solar-powered Impulse HB-SIA completed its maiden voyage on Wednesday. The 90-minute flight reached an altitude of 5,500 feet, over a mile above the Swiss countryside, with an average speed of 44 mph (70 kph). This is the first step towards an ambitious goal: travel around the world by 2012.
Nguyen Thanh Thuy, playing the Dan Tranh, and Ngo Tra My, playing the Dan Bau, are two prize-winning musicians from Vietnam who will give a recital at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 28, at noon in Berkner Hall.
Poland recorded a strong relative performance in 2009 given the global downturn. The survey looks at how to ensure balanced growth going forward, strengthen public finances, prepare for euro adoption and make the most of globalisation.