Archive: 12/09/2005

New Models of Weather Pattern

For a mathematician, Joseph Biello spends a lot of time thinking about the weather. But the UC Davis assistant professor isn't looking out the office window. He is using mathematical theory to build a model of the Madden-Julian ...

Dec 09, 2005 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Samsung Offers 8GB FB-DIMM for Servers

Samsung Electronics today announced a new 8GB server memory offering. Following the introduction of its 8GB Registered Dual In-line Memory Module (R-DIMM) in October, Samsung has now increased the density of ...

Dec 09, 2005 5 / 5 (2) 0

Astronomers map dark matter in startling detail

Clues revealed by the recently sharpened view of the Hubble Space Telescope have allowed astronomers to map the location of invisible "dark matter" in unprecedented detail in two very young galaxy clusters. ...

Dec 09, 2005 4.4 / 5 (63) 0

Wireless World: Sponge Bob calling

You're sitting on the metro, heading home from work, bored and exhausted. You used to have to wait until you arrived at home to watch some entertaining TV, but not anymore. Telecom carriers are now introducing content, like ...

Dec 09, 2005 not rated yet 0

Globe Talk: France Telecom's China leap

Few were surprised by France Telecom's announcement this week that it will be working closely with Chinese telecommunications group ZTE. Yet while the partnership may prove fruitful in the longer term, expectations for any ...

Dec 09, 2005 not rated yet 0

Prelude to an earthquake?

A geophysicist from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has identified possible seismic precursors to two recent California earthquakes, including the 1989 Loma ...

Dec 09, 2005 4.1 / 5 (7) 0