Archive: 1/06/2011

Twisted ring of gas orbits galactic center

The Herschel Space Observatory scanned the center of the galaxy in far-infrared and found a cool (in all senses of the word) twisting ring of rapidly orbiting gas clouds. The ring is estimated to have dimensions of 100 parsecs ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Astronomy
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Tenn. passes Web entertainment theft bill

(AP) -- State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's login - even with permission - to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Internet
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Mayors reach climate deal with World Bank

Leaders of the C40 Mayors Summit on climate change said Wednesday the group had reached a financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world's major cities better adapt to climate change.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Environment
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Netflix plans international expansion

US video giant Netflix, which has more than 23 million subscribers in the United States and Canada, plans to expand to another country this year, founder Reed Hastings said Wednesday.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Business
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