Hackers attack Philippine vice president's website
Hackers launched a series of New Year's day attacks that temporarily shut down several Philippine government websites including the office of the vice-president, officials said Monday.
Evaluating the energy balance of Saturn's moon Titan
To understand the weather and climate on Earth as well as on other planets and their moons, scientists need to know the global energy balance, the balance between energy coming in from solar radiation and thermal energy radiated ...
Using Loch Ness to track the tilt of the world
That the rise and fall of the tide is primarily driven by the gravitational pull of the moon and the Sun is common knowledge, but not all tides are controlled by such a standard mechanism.
Rupert Murdoch takes to Twitter
He first built his empire on newspapers, but octogenarian Rupert Murdoch has now made a surprise bid to become a more modern media baron by joining Twitter.
Lone wolf crosses into California
A gray wolf was confirmed to be roaming California for the first time in 87 years when a young male migrating in search of a mate crossed over the state line from Oregon on Wednesday.
Hackers plot DIY Sputniks for Internet freedom
Two New Zealand scientists to travel to Antarctica to measure magnetic South Pole
British government to fund 3D laser cameras for highway crash site investigations
How to see the best meteor showers of 2012: Tools, tips and 'save the dates'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether you're watching from a downtown area or the dark countryside, here are some tips to help you enjoy these celestial shows of shooting stars. Those streaks of light are really caused ...
Should we terraform Mars?
As we continue to explore farther out into our solar system and beyond, the question of habitation or colonization inevitably comes up. Manned bases on the Moon or Mars for example, have long been a dream ...
Stanford archaeologist questions the role of human rights in site preservation
In the arid, rural plains of central Turkey sits one of the most important archaeological sites on earth. Sheltered by an expansive glass canopy, dozens of archaeologists and students work year-round to unearth ...
Space mountain produces terrestrial meteorites
When NASA's Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around giant asteroid Vesta in July, scientists fully expected the probe to reveal some surprising sights. But no one expected a 13-mile high mountain, two and a half ...
Probing Question: How are museums keeping up with the changing times?
From Americas oldest collection, Charleston Museum, circa 1773, to its tiniestthe 134-square-foot Worlds Smallest Museum; from the majestic American Museum of Natural History to the head-scratching ...
Cotton thrips posed big problem for some South Plains farmers
It happened so fast, some South Plains cotton growers assumed it was drought and extreme heat that withered away their crops.