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2010-09-29 12:35:00

European countries will soon need to decide if they wish to keep working on an ATV space truck upgrade.

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2010-09-23 13:25:00

The International Space Station partner agencies met Tuesday, Sept 21, by videoconference to discuss continuation of space station operations into the next decade and its use as a research laboratory.

2010-09-23 09:12:00

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands, September 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Movement in the venture capital market: The Belgian federal holding company has invested a substantial amount in the EUR100 million OSTF - Open Sky Technologies Fund.

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2010-09-18 06:40:00

Europe's particle research center CERN said Friday that budget cuts are forcing the center to shut down its accelerators for a year in 2012, but its flagship "Big Bang" machine will remain unaffected.

2010-09-17 13:38:14

More than 100 marine scientists, policy makers and members of industry unanimously call for action towards an integrated network of observatories monitoring Europe's seas, at the Marine Board-ESF Forum 'Towards a European Network of Marine Observatories'.

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2010-09-15 13:45:00

Sailing now in interplanetary space on their simulated mission towards the ‘Red Planet’, the Mars500 crew has entered in a new phase of their isolation.

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2010-09-08 09:20:00

ESO has released a spectacular new image of NGC 300, a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, and located in the nearby Sculptor Group of galaxies.

2010-09-02 12:36:53

Our cerebral cortex, or pallium, is a big part of what makes us human: art, literature and science would not exist had this most fascinating part of our brain not emerged in some less intelligent ancestor in prehistoric times.

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2010-08-25 12:10:48

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) staff warned Wednesday that major budget cuts at the world's biggest atom smasher over the next five years are set to slow down its quest to unlock the deepest secrets of the universe.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.