1997 News Releases

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Scientific & Technical Interest
1/14 Eclipsing Star System May Be Slowing Down by Ejecting Gas
1/30 NRL's Sodium Sulfur Battery Experiment Flies Aboard STS-87
2/14 The Sun as You Have Never Seen it Before - LASCO
3/4 NRL Virtual Map Brings New Dimension to Combat Exercise
4/1 NRL Scientists Make Direct Measurements of Forces Between Complementary DNA Strands
4/28 The Annihilation Fountain in the Galactic Center Region
4/28 Unexpected Cloud of Antimatter off the Galactic Plane
4/28 NRL Signs CRADA with Lockheed Martin Corporation
6/1 NRL Revamping Control Module for NASA Space Station
7/27 Second Flight of MAHRSI Experiment to Explore Summer Polar Middle Atmosphere
9/2 NanoSpectroscopy of Quantum Dots
9/2 NRL's "Eager" Decoy Passes First Flight Test
10/1 NRL Develops a Fiber-Optic Beamformer Network
10/1 NRL Developed Fiber-optic Radiation Dosimeter Finds Medical Use
10/1 MTADS Role In Remediation at the Badlands Bombing Range
12/12 NRL to Develop Navy Earth Map Observer (NEMO)
12/17 NRL Demonstrates In-Flight Hyperspectral, Real-Time, Autonomous Detection & Cueing
12/19 Navy Scientists Demonstrate World's Highest Power Superconductive Motor

Featured Stories
4/14 Peter Wilhelm Elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering
4/28 Dr. Hartwig Honored with SES Presidential Rank Award