Archive: 04/13/2009

NASA Heads up Mt. Everest

Steve "Ark" Vander Ark takes a deep breath at the foot of the stairs in a lonely, dusky stairwell, then turns and heads up ten long flights of steps - for the eighth time. He'll repeat this ritual thrice more, ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Internet of things plays with hand of ACEs

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a new software abstraction called Autonomic Communication Elements (ACEs) which will enable ecosystems for service networks, and make the future ‘internet of things’ ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Earthquake waves: How do they spread?

Propagation of earthquake waves within the Earth is not uniform. Experiments indicate that the velocity of shear waves (s-waves) in Earth’s lower mantle between 660 and 2900 km depth is strongly dependent on the orientation ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Congress joins Twitter craze

This is what you get when politicians keep their comments to 140 characters or less: "We need to cut spending! Holy Cow! A novel idea in Washington."

dateApr 13, 2009 in Internet
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