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2010-12-24 08:15:00

NASA has taken the next step toward a new generation of Deep Space Network antennas.

2010-04-27 08:23:16

Leading Australian researchers will next week be honored for their work in fields ranging from cancer prevention and how sex shapes us, to the revelation of past climates, the secrets of coral reefs and the future of our oil and gas industry.

2010-02-25 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA officials broke ground near Canberra, Australia on Wednesday, beginning a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.

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2010-02-25 09:35:00

NASA officials broke ground near Canberra, Australia on Wednesday, Feb 24, beginning a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.

2009-11-10 08:07:00

CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Australia of Canberra and Acacia Research, Ltd. of Adelaide are teaming to pursue the combat system integrator role for the Royal Australian Navy's Future Submarine project, SEA 1000.

2009-10-10 06:12:00

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Mentalympians(TM) announced today, on this World Mental Health Day, its inaugural Advisory Group, consisting of twelve advisors based in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Scotland and the United States of America.

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2006-08-23 00:50:00

Kangaroos around Australia's national capital will soon be fed a contraceptive pill by authorities trying to control their booming population.

2006-08-14 00:21:24

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia abandoned on Monday plans for tougher new asylum laws, designed to ease Indonesian concerns, after a revolt by government lawmakers ensured Prime Minister John Howard could not pass the legislation.

2006-06-12 23:31:44

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's conservative national government has overruled same sex marriage laws in the nation's capital, Canberra, Attorney General Philip Ruddock said on Tuesday.

2006-05-23 06:30:29

By Lirio da Fonseca DILI (Reuters) - A gunbattle between rebel military policemen and government troops killed one person and wounded six others in East Timor on Tuesday, officials said, the latest violence that has prompted concern in neighboring Australia.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.