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2011-02-08 10:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA participated today in a seminar to create awareness among United Nations member states on potential uses of the International Space Station.

2011-02-03 08:25:23

The International Space Station partner agencies met Thursday, Feb 3, by videoconference to discuss coordinating the increased use of the space station as a research laboratory.

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2011-02-02 10:20:00

The bright galaxy NGC 3621 appears to be a fine example of a classical spiral.

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2011-02-02 09:50:53

The crew of a simulated mission to Mars have entered virtual orbit around the planet.

2011-01-24 15:37:27

The sight of a researcher sitting at a microscope for hours, painstakingly searching for the right cells, may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new software created by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany.

2011-01-22 08:59:26

Romania took a step further in its relations with ESA by signing the Accession Agreement to the ESA Convention on 20 January 2011, to become the 19th ESA Member State.

2011-01-20 05:52:00

AMSTERDAM, January 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Funding Body Will Use Publications and Citations Data to Track Success of Funded Projects Elsevier's SciVerse Scopus (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus/) database was selected by the European Research Council (ERC) to assist in the tracking and awarding of funding opportunities for researchers throughout the world.

2010-12-22 07:15:00

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What if monitoring your heart rate were as easy as listening to music while you jog? Thanks to advances in space technology, an iPhone will soon be able to do double duty: keep you in tune with your favourite artists and your vital signs. With the support of ESA's Technology Transfer Programme (ESA TTP), Swiss company CSEM created the final prototype for their Pulsear device this year. A tiny unit embedded in a regular...

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2010-12-16 09:45:00

Gamma-ray bursts are among the most energetic events in the Universe, but some appear curiously faint in visible light.

2010-12-09 13:37:53

Europe needs new particle accelerators and major upgrades to existing facilities over the next ten years to stay at the forefront of nuclear physics.


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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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