Archive: 03/14/2012

Analyzing 'the first YouTube war'

Hundreds of amateur videos captured by news activists, citizen journalists and foreign correspondents in Homs, and distributed to news organizations and video-sharing websites around the world, have prompted ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Space Image: Schirra and Stafford suit up

Gemini VI astronauts Walter Schirra (seated), command pilot, and Thomas Stafford, pilot, go through suiting up exercises in preparation for their forthcoming flight in this image from October 1965. The suit ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Thailand blocks 5,000 'royal insult' web pages

Thai authorities have blocked thousands of web pages deemed insulting to the monarchy in the past three months, police said Wednesday, amid growing debate about the kingdom's lese majeste law.

dateMar 14, 2012 in Internet
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The feeding habits of teenage galaxies

( -- New observations made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope are making a major contribution to understanding the growth of adolescent galaxies. In the biggest survey of its kind astronomers ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Astronomy
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