Archive: 12/06/2013

Sunny super-Earth?

(Phys.org) —Researchers from NAOJ and the University of Tokyo have observed the atmosphere of super-Earth "GJ3470b" in Cancer for the first time in the world using two telescopes at OAO (Okayama Astrophysical Observatory, ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Astronomy
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Data highway for quantum information

Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology quantum mechanically couple atoms to glass fiber cables. Now, they have shown that their technique enables storage of quantum information over a sufficiently long period ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Tactile photographs: 'Seeing' by touching

(Phys.org) —Arizona State University computer scientist Baoxin Li is demonstrating the artistic side of his technical field by creating computer-generated tactile photographs for people living with visual impairment.

dateJun 12, 2013 in Engineering
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Reflections on justice delayed

There was jubilation in the streets of Nairobi last Thursday after the British government announced a $30 million settlement for abuses by colonial authorities during Kenya's Mau Mau rebellion in the 1950s.

dateJun 12, 2013 in Economics & Business
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