Archive: 02/1/2006

New 'planet' is larger than Pluto

Claims that the Solar System has a tenth planet are bolstered by the finding by a group lead by Bonn astrophysicists that this alleged planet, announced last summer and tentatively named 2003 UB313, is bigger ...

Feb 01, 2006 4.5 / 5 (30) 0

High hopes for Bush's tech initiative

It may not be easy to win support for his plans for Iraq or for healthcare reform, but President Bush's proposal to beef up U.S. strength in science and technology could well be one of the few issues that might garner bipartisan ...

Feb 01, 2006 4.6 / 5 (5) 0

The Web: Traffic 'toll' contentious

The surviving Baby Bells -- Verizon, Bell South and AT&T/SBC -- have disclosed that they may someday charge new fees to digital businesses, sites like Google and Yahoo!, that generate substantial traffic on the Internet. ...

Feb 01, 2006 4.3 / 5 (3) 0