Archive: 12/04/2010

Cassini Finishes Saturnian Doubleheader

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft completed its double flyby this week, swinging by Saturn's moons Titan and Dione with no maneuver in between. The spacecraft has beamed back stunning raw images of fractured terrain ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Why Is My Internet Slow?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most people don't understand how their broadband Internet connection works, they just know when it doesn't. When that happens, they do one of two things: consult the tech wizard in their house, or call their ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Other
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Work pressures lower nicotine dependence

It is often thought that smoking is used as a coping strategy to deal with work stress. However, the pressures of work can actually lower a smoker's nicotine dependence, contrary to popular belief. The surprising finding ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Other
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Java designer resigns from Oracle

Former Sun Microsystems technology executive James Gosling, designer of the popular Java computer programming language, has resigned following Sun's takeover by Oracle.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Business
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New material is a breakthrough in magnetism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Imperial College London have created a structure that acts like a single pole of a magnet, a feat that has evaded scientists for decades. The researchers say their new Nature Physics study ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in General Physics
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