Mars Odyssey Shifting Orbit for Extended Mission
Source: NASA Posted: 10/12/08 The longest-serving of six spacecraft now studying Mars is up to new tricks for a third two-year extension of its mission to examine the most Earthlike of known foreign planets.
Scientists Engineer Superconducting Thin Films
Source: Brookhaven Posted: 10/12/08 Brookhaven scientists have successfully produced two-layer thin films where neither layer is superconducting on its own, but which exhibit a nanometer-thick region of superconductivity at their interface.
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