NASA announced that IBM will develop the software for its upcoming James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled to be launched in 2013. The required software for the telescope, designed to succeed the hugely successful Hubble Space Telescope, will be written in C++ and developed using the Unified Modeling Language.
The James Webb Space Telescope will feature a folding 21-inch primary mirror and other cutting edge technology.
Saturday, January 20, 2007
Monday, January 08, 2007
The word 'plutoed,' which means being relegated to a lower rank, was chosen as word of the day by the American Dialect Society. The word originated of course from 'Pluto,' which was relegated by the International Astronomical Union to minor planet status last year