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Patent recognizes IO's distinct research and development of software-defined data centers PHOENIX, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, a
Newest Flash Memory Platform Architected for Application Acceleration Across Appliance and Server Deployments for Industries Worldwide SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
In March 2015, NASA will launch four identical spacecraft to study how magnetic fields around Earth connect and disconnect, explosively releasing energy – a process known as magnetic reconnection.
SALT LAKE CITY, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that Daniel E.
Jupiter's trademark Great Red Spot -- a swirling anti-cyclonic storm larger than Earth -- has shrunk to its smallest size ever measured.
When NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission arrives at its destination later this year, an instrument on board could help to determine why Mars has slowly lost much of its atmosphere and become the barren planet we see today.
Companies Seek to Lower Data Center Costs, Improve Performance with IO PHOENIX, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, a worldwide leader in
SALT LAKE CITY, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that Michael Mendenhall has joined the
Although they were launched only five months ago, ESA’s trio of Swarm satellites are already delivering results with a precision that took earlier missions 10 years to achieve.
Volcanologists from the University of Liverpool have discovered how lava dome volcanoes erupt. This could help develop methods on predicting how volcanoes will act.
Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...
Galileo Probe -- The Galileo probe was an unmanned probe sent by NASA to study the planet Jupiter and its moons. Named after the astronomer Galileo Galilei, it was launched on October 18 1989 by the Space Shuttle Atlantis and arrived at Jupiter on December 7 1995. Galileo's launch had been significantly delayed by the hiatus in Space Shuttle launches that occurred after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, and new safety protocols that were implemented as a result forced Galileo to use...
Jupiter's Moon Leda -- Leda ("LEE duh") is the ninth of Jupiter's known satellites and the smallest. Discovered by C. Kowal Date of discovery 1974 Mass (kg) 5.68e+15 Mass (Earth = 1) 9.5047e-10 Equatorial radius (km) 8 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) 1.2543e-03 Mean density (gm/cm^3) 2.7 Mean distance from Jupiter (km) 11,094,000 Rotational period (days) ? Orbital period (days) 238.72 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) 3.38 Orbital eccentricity 0.1476 Orbital inclination (degrees)...
Jupiter's Moon Callisto -- With a diameter of over 4,800 km (2,985 miles), Callisto is the third largest satellite in the solar system and is almost the size of Mercury. Callisto is the outermost of the Galilean satellites, and orbits beyonds Jupiter's main radiation belts. It has the lowest density of the Galilean satellites (1.86 grams/cubic centimeter). Its interior is probably similar to Ganymede except the inner rocky core is smaller, and this core is surrounded by a large icy...
Jupiter's Moon Ganymede -- Ganymede is the largest satellite in the solar system with a diameter of 5,268 km (3270 miles). It is larger than Mercury and Pluto, and three-quarters the size of Mars. If Ganymede orbited the Sun instead of orbiting Jupiter, it would easily be classified as a planet. If Ganymede orbited the Sun instead of Jupiter it could be classified as a planet. Like Callisto, Ganymede is most likely composed of a rocky core with a water/ice mantle and a crust of rock and...
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