Archive: 11/10/2011

Giant planet ejected from the solar system

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as an expert chess player sacrifices a piece to protect the queen, the solar system may have given up a giant planet and spared the Earth, according to an article recently published in ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Video gaming gets back to roots in Paris show

From the 1970s table-tennis game "Pong" to the fast-paced, total-immersion of modern-day hits like "Call of Duty", a new show retracing the four-decade history of the video game opened Thursday in Paris.

Nov 10, 2011
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A pioneering computer found in the basement of EPFL

On Wednesday, on the occasion of the launch of its new exhibitions, the Bolo Museum has unveiled the CORA 1, a computer developed to serve the needs of the Swiss army at the end of the 1950s. Peter Toth, its ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.

Nov 10, 2011
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