Archive: 05/1/2012

NASA’s STEREO spots a new nova

While on duty observing the Sun from its position in solar orbit, NASA’s STEREO-B spacecraft captured the sudden appearance of a distant bright object. This flare-up turned out to be a nova — designated ...

May 01, 2012 5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

Spot a bot to stop a botnet

Computer scientists in India have developed a two-pronged algorithm that can detect the presence of a botnet on a computer network and block its malicious activities before it causes too much harm. The team ...

May 01, 2012 4.3 / 5 (10) 2 | with audio podcast