Hitachi Semiconductor said it will stop making 16Mbit Dram memory chips by next spring and shift production to 64Mbit devices for PCs and cameras. Hitachi's announcement comes at the same time as research by In-Stat, which claims that there will be "no growth" in the semiconductor market in 1998.
Some parts of Atacama have not received rainfall for 500 years - but a sudden deluge of water upset the Desert's delicate biological balance
Spitzer Space Telescope could not spot Oumuamua, suggesting that it is actually pretty small
Greenland crater one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth
This long-sought progenitor star was identified in an image captured by Hubble in 2007