SETI Universe Today, July 5th, 1999


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Tue, 06 Jul 1999 14:18:41 -0400


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>-- Story Summary --
>* Hubble Views Globular Star Cluster
>* >* SETI@home Releases Update
>* NASA Explains Recent Failed Space Station Maneuver
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>HUBBLE VIEWS GLOBULAR STAR CLUSTER
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>The Hubble Space Telescope was recently directed at the M80
>globular star cluster, located 28,000 light years from earth,
>and containing hundreds of thousands of stars. It appears that
>large stars regularly collide within the cluster.
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>http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9907/02hubble/index.html
>http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_383000/383901.stm
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>>SETI@HOME RELEASES UPDATE
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>Nearing 750,000 users, >Nearing 750,000 users, SETI@home has just released a minor
>upgrade to its software. The upgrade fixes a few bugs, and
>problems with some firewalls. Volunteers on the project have
>donated a total of 20,000 years of computing time, and it's
>expected the number of downloads will cross 1,000,000
>within a month.
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>http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/
>http://www.msnbc.com/news/285812.asp
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>NASA EXPLAINS RECENT FAILED SPACE STATION MANEUVER
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>In a letter to Congress, NASA administrator Dan Goldin
>explained that the recent attempt to maneuver the International
>Space Station around a piece of space junk failed because of
>faulty parameters uploaded from mission control.
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>http://www.spaceviews.com/1999/07/04b.html
>http://www.chron.com/content/interactive/space/station/stories/1999/990702.h
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