Archive: 12/08/2011

Market slide clouds AT&T merger plan

The stock market squeeze is threatening to take the air out of AT&T Inc.'s best argument for the regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

dateAug 12, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

How to enjoy the 2011 Perseid meteor shower

It’s time for the Perseid Meteor Shower and you want to bag some meteors (shooting stars), but how? Maybe you just want to know where and what time to look, or perhaps you are having a Perseid party and you want everyone ...

dateAug 12, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Dynamic toll for smooth-flowing traffic

Highway traffic can flow more freely thanks to a dynamic toll. Siemens has developed a special algorithm for traffic control systems that adjusts the toll charge to the current traffic situation. In return, the system lets ...

dateAug 12, 2011 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0

Flexibility: The key to carbon capture

From power plants that capture their own carbon dioxide emissions to vehicles powered by hydrogen, clean energy applications often demand materials that can selectively adsorb large volumes of harmful gases. Materials known ...

dateAug 12, 2011 in Materials Science
shares0 comments 0