Archive: 09/03/2008

Safer skies for the flying public

University of Texas professor Constantine Caramanis and colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are working on a air traffic decision-making system that rapidly adapts its flight recommendations ...

Sep 03, 2008 4 / 5 (2) 0

Probably wireless

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) used to detect and report events including hurricanes, earthquakes, and forest fires and for military surveillance and antiterrorist activities are prone to subterfuge. In the International Jo ...

Sep 03, 2008 4 / 5 (1) 0

The ATLAS Pixel Detector

With the Large Hadron Collider start-up only weeks away, SLAC researchers working on the LHC are feeling the excitement. SLAC has been involved in designing and building the ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) ...

Sep 03, 2008 4 / 5 (8) 0

A little nitrogen can go a long way

With significant increases in the price of fertilizer and grain, site-specific management - especially in variable rate nitrogen application -- can have a significant impact on yield and profitability, as reported in the ...

Sep 03, 2008 5 / 5 (4) 0