Archive: 01/10/2009

Homeland Security to hire up to 1K cyber experts

(AP) -- The Obama administration has given a green light to the Homeland Security Department to be more competitive and choosey as it hires up to 1,000 new cyber experts over the next three years, the first major personnel ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Internet
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All That Glitters Is Now Gold

( -- In full sunlight at mid-day, gold objects are brilliant and richly colored. Put those same objects in a dark interior room with only fluorescent lamps, however, and they will look pale and slightly greenish ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Engineering
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Laser Fusion and Exawatt Lasers

( -- In the recent past, producing lasers with terawatt (a trillion watts) beams was impressive. Now petawatt (a thousand trillion watts, or 10^15 watts) lasers are the forefront of laser research. Some labs are ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Seeking Life's Shadow

They haven't yet figured out how to draw blood from stones, but a group of French researchers is offering new insight that could change how scientists search for signs of life in Martian rocks.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Space Exploration
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