Archive: 11/08/2011

Facial recognition in use after riots

(AP) -- Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers feeding photographs ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Tech blogger won't be charged in Apple iPhone case

(AP) -- Prosecutors said Wednesday that they will not bring charges against a tech blogger who bought an Apple iPhone prototype after it was found at a bar in March 2010 in a case that ignited an unusual First Amendment ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Business
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Smoke from Va.'s Lateral West Fire

Today, the GOES-13 satellite captured a visible image of the thick brown smoke streaming from the Lateral West Fire burning in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (GDSBWR) in southeastern Virginia.

dateAug 11, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Will the real Higgs Boson please stand up?

Although physicists from two experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and from Fermilab’s Tevatron collider recently reported at the Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics that they didn't find the Higgs boson, ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in General Physics
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Coherent diffractive imaging in living color

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exactly 150 years after the first color photograph was produced, scientists have devised a way of employing the full spectrum of colors from synchrotron and free-electron laser x radiation to image nanometer-sized ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Optics & Photonics
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