Monthly Archives: June 2009

Cars of the Future will be made of plastic

New materials for car bodies may soon transform the auto industry. Auto engineers can mold these carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics into virtually any shape. The materials are both strong and light — increasing fuel efficiency and safety at the same time.Cars built … Continue reading

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Baltic and Black seas most polluting

The first results of the satellite radar imagery of the five seas around Russia have been summed up. The project is being accomplished by “ScanEx” RDC since May 21 in the interests of the state with the objective to estimate … Continue reading

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CRPF,India seeks to expedite satellite imaging project to track naxals

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will soon approach the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to expedite the ongoing project of high-resolution satellite imaging and video mapping of dense forest areas, used by naxalites and jihadis as hideouts. The project, … Continue reading

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After 19 years, Ulysses solar probe to go dark

NASA and the European Space Agency are about to pull the plug on a robotic solar probe that just wouldn’t quit. The Ulysses probe was launched from the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. It was supposed to last five years. … Continue reading

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