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June 1, 2001 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian scientists have been ordered to report all professional contacts with foreigners in a move apparently aimed at reimposing Soviet-style controls on science, a prominent human rights campaigner said Thursday.
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June 1, 2001 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian scientists have been ordered to report all professional contacts with foreigners in a move apparently aimed at reimposing Soviet-style controls on science, a prominent human rights campaigner said Thursday.
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October 10, 1986 | United Press International
An old Navy navigation satellite displayed in the Smithsonian for more than eight years has been dusted off and is to be launched today atop a Scout rocket as an orbiting science station. The 275-pound satellite now is called Polar BEAR, for Polar Beacon Experiments and Auroral Research, and its new experiments are designed to help scientists improve communications in polar regions. The small satellite was housed in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 1994 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He was there at the start--the day the very first message landed on the information highway. It was Nov. 21, 1969, and Leonard Kleinrock made one last check of the system that he had come up with to let computers talk to each other over telephone lines instead of waiting for magnetic tapes or punch cards to be exchanged by mail. The equipment was stuffed inside a refrigerator-size cabinet in the middle of Room 3420 at UCLA's Boelter Hall.
BUSINESS
December 13, 1999 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's a market overhead that could be worth $55 billion over the next decade. Competition to win a piece of it is fierce and getting fiercer, drawing in Americans, Western Europeans, Russians, Chinese, Ukrainians, Japanese, Indians, Brazilians. Welcome to a unique line of business that truly is rocket science--making express deliveries into outer space for $10,000 a pound or more.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 1991 | JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since the moment the nation's television networks broke into their regularly scheduled late-afternoon programming with dramatic accounts of night skies ablaze over Baghdad, the war in the Persian Gulf has landed in American living rooms like a psychological Scud missile.
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