Archive: 02/04/2012

Laboratory astrophysics

(PhysOrg.com) -- The term "laboratory astrophysics" might sound like an oxymoron; after all, how can equipment in a small room possibly simulate cosmic effects seen in the vastness of space. But in fact, much of modern astrophysics ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Astronomy
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China vows faster, cheaper Internet

China has said it will aim to bring faster and cheaper Internet access to more people, following complaints that a near monopoly by state-backed firms had hurt service.

dateApr 02, 2012 in Internet
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Trees tell their own story to satellites

Communications via satellite are changing the way the forest industry harvests trees. A new approach being tested by ESA combines satcoms and cellular services to relay important information almost immediately so that fewer ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Environment
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