Archive: 12/02/2010

Stalking the Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

( -- The hunt for the elusive neutrino mass has officially begun. This difficult-to-detect elementary particle travels close to the speed of light, is electrically neutral, and can pass through ordinary matter ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in General Physics
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Rethinking networking

Today, data traveling over the Internet are much like crates of oranges traveling the interstates in the back of a truck. The data are loaded in at one end, unloaded at the other, and nothing much happens to them in between.

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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The cost of being on your toes

Humans, other great apes and bears are among the few animals that step first on the heel when walking, and then roll onto the ball of the foot and toes. Now, a University of Utah study shows the advantage: Compared with heel-first ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Other
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