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  1. Ill-starred career for Galileo constellation

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The omens are lousy. The 16th century astronomer Galileo recanted his theory about the Earth orbiting the Sun and died in misery. The Nasa Galileo space probe ventured too ... States global positioning system (GPS). Galileo's navigational 'fix' will supposedly be accurate to within one metre. In contrast, according to Space, the Pentagon's system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479203/ill-starred-career-galileo-constellation
  2. Ill-starred career for Galileo constellation

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... DAVID WILSON The omens are lousy. The 16th century astronomer Galileo recanted his theory about the Earth orbiting the Sun and died in misery. The Nasa Galileo space probe ventured too ... States global positioning system (GPS). Galileo's navigational 'fix' will supposedly be accurate to within one metre. In contrast, according to Space, the Pentagon's system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479065/ill-starred-career-galileo-constellation
  3. Up, up and away

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... promotes space science and technology education, announced they would foster the development of space-lift-related technologies through competitions under the 'Elevator: 2010' banner. Two ... The Spaceward Foundation estimates the start of construction of a space lift, with all the relevant technologies in place, could fall somewhere between 2020 and 2025. Once completed, it would have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676538/and-away
  4. Catch the rays

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... There was a malfunction in the Falcon 1 launch vehicle, built by Space Exploration Technologies. The two flops may suggest space sailing is less of a breeze than it sounds on paper. But the relatively low cost ... David Wilson Space-sailing anyone? British author Arthur C. Clarke described the concept of using massive solar sails to propel a spacecraft in the 1964 short story Sunjammer, also known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658578/catch-rays
  5. Cleaner power source fuels the imagination

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... in the 1960s when, itching to conquer space, scientists tested the limits of a swathe of technologies. Fuel cells were much safer than nuclear power and cheaper than solar power. Their early success ... for the technology was discovered by German-Swiss scientist Christian Friedrich Schonbein in 1838. Drawing on his work, the following year Welsh scientist Sir William Grove used hydrogen and oxygen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520918
  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Anti-anxiety apps offer a cure for depression, but do they work?

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by David Wilson

    ... and evidence is strong that video games, and almost everything else we do rewires our brains," he says. Ofer Leidner, the co-founder of Happify and a technology-trained economist, began exploring ... to instil. Research and development engineer Marshall Barnes, who has a broad background in technology-oriented consciousness research, says any game that supplies an enjoyable stimulus can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1554086/anti-anxiety-apps-offer-cure-depression-do-they-work
  7. Lab fabrications destined to be obsoletely fabulous

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... teaches a course at Massachusetts Institute of Technology called 'How To Make (almost) Anything'. The course runs at MIT's Centre for Bits and Atoms, which explores how the content ... is supposedly responsible for 'a portable personal space for screaming that saves up your screams and plays them back later'. Another has built a web browser that lets parrots navigate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509665/lab-fabrications-destined-be-obsoletely-fabulous
  8. Microwave ovens

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Siemens QuantumSpeed HB86Q560 combination microwave oven The puff: 'The ultimate in new cooking technology for today's lifestyle.' The look: Modern minimalism ... with the microwave. As with so many modern ovens, the degree of choice seems to border on the excessive. If you just want space, the QuantumSpeed has a generous, 40cm turntable. The reflective, corner-free ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511772/microwave-ovens
  9. Log on and drift off- who needs reality anyway?

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to absorbing technologies, such as the iPod. In a classic egocasting scenario, you plug your ears with your headphones, switch off and sashay through the streets, grooving to whatever tune shuffles into the space left by the last. While you are out, TiVo, your 'brain behind the box', prepares the ground for when you come home. It automatically finds and digitally records up to 140 hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492732/log-and-drift-who-needs-reality-anyway
  10. Log on and drift off

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to absorbing technologies, such as the iPod. In a classic egocasting scenario, you plug your ears with your headphones, switch off and sashay through the streets, grooving to whatever tune shuffles into the space left by the last. While you are out, TiVo, your 'brain behind the box', prepares the ground for when you come home. It automatically finds and digitally records up to 140 hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492562/log-and-drift

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