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, ...

Apr 13, 2009
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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’ ...

Apr 13, 2009
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New Florida City To Run On Solar Power

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new Florida city, Babcock Ranch, will power 19,500 homes by solar power and cost the average customer's monthly bill an additional 31 cents. This will be the first city on earth powered ...

Apr 13, 2009 weblog
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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 ...

Apr 13, 2009
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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."

Apr 13, 2009
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