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UC Berkeley Unveils Nation's First Organic Food Service
2014-10-19 06:48:13

U.S. college students do better than their counterparts in the United Kingdom when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, according to new research published in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health.

TechDemoSat-1
2014-08-13 02:30:40

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released a video from a camera mounted on an exterior panel of TechDemoSat-1, which shows the satellite moments after separation from the Fregat upper stage of its Soyuz-2 launcher, and as it begins its first orbit in Space.

TechDemoSat-1 selfie
2014-07-26 03:45:39

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released an image taken by an inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 to mark the completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) for the satellite, which was launched on 8th July.

Satellites Could Be Deorbited Using New Gossamer Sail
2013-12-22 03:34:52

Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new method to bring aging satellites back to Earth so that they no longer pose a threat to spacecraft or other probes by continuing to orbit in a nonworking state.

World’s First 'Phonesat' Successfully Launched Into Orbit
2013-02-26 20:56:50

STRaND-1, a nanosatellite carrying a smartphone, has successfully launched into Space from India today.

Prolonged Disruptions In Sleep Can Wreak Havoc On Your Genes
2013-02-26 14:58:33

Lack of sleep has long been known to have a negative impact on a person’s physiology, but a new study from researchers at the University of Surrey in the UK has found wide-ranging genetic implications associated with sleep deprivation.

exactView-1 Satellite In Orbit And Operational
2012-07-27 05:47:48

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd announced Thursday the successful separation from the Soyuz launcher and subsequent operation of mission-critical systems onboard the exactView-1 satellite.


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'.