Archive: 1/05/2006

The Sky is Falling

Up on the Moon, the sky is falling. "Every day, more than a metric ton of meteoroids hits the Moon," says Bill Cooke of the Marshall Space Flight Center's Meteoroid Environment Office. They literally fall out of the sky, ...

dateMay 01, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Poll: Most prefer no job to being obese

The majority of U.S. men and women polled for Fitness magazine say they would prefer to be unemployed to being substantially overweight.

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Study says coffee helps in persuasion

Researchers in Australia say if you want to persuade anyone to agree with your line of thinking, serving coffee to that person may help.

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Solitons: Next wave in electronics?

Harvard scientists have solved the puzzle of how to generate a special form of wave in small electronic devices, allowing the electrical equivalent of the pulses of light that carry signals through optical cables.

dateMay 01, 2006 in General Physics
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Napster expands its music experience

In an effort to attract subscribers, Napster will offer a new service allowing music fans to listen to over 2 million tracks up to fives times each for free.

dateMay 01, 2006 in Internet
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