Voyagers ride 'magnetic bubbles'
Humankind's most distant emissaries are flying through a turbulent sea of magnetism as they seek to break free of our Solar System.
The Sun lets loose a HUGE explosion | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
Astronomy | Early this morning, the Sun erupted with an explosion I can only describe as ginormous. We're in no danger from it, but the size and scope of this thing are sim
THE FIFTY-NINE-STORY CRISIS, The New Yorker, 5/29/95, pp 45-53
ON a warm June day in 1978, William J. LeMessurier, one of the nation's leading structural engineers, received a phone call at his headquarters, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from an engineering student in New Jersey. The young man, whose name has been lost in the swirl of subsequent events, said tha
CS 525, Spring 2011 : Course Schedule
Pastry: scalable, distributed object location and routing for large-scale peer-to-peer systems, A. Rowstron et al, Middleware 2001.
» The Revolutionary New Birth Control Method for Men
A maverick Indian scientist has developed an elegant, injectable, easily reversible birth control method for men.
Interesting how they use a concept from physics to solve a medical problem.
(big warning: the snapshot from the video is a bit gruesome. scroll down at your own risk on the first page)Posted on 2011-05-31T16:26:49+0000
HTC pays Microsoft $5 for each Android phone it sells
Mobile phone makers HTC is paying Microsoft $5 for every handset it sells with the Google-owned Android operating system installed. According to a report on Business Insider, a Citigroup ...
China using prisoners in lucrative internet gaming scam | World news | The Guardian
Labour camp detainees endure hard labour by day, online 'gold farming' by night
Memo to Foxconn Workers: “You Aren’t Allowed to Commit Suicide While Making iPads” – TechOrange Glob
Foxconn, China’s largest private employer, is responsible for churning out millions of Apple’s popular products like the iPhone and iPad. It also manufactures consumer electronics for companies like HP, Sony, and Nokia.