Archive: 14/11/2012

You can be a star—on science's stage

The rapid growth in "citizen science" projects during the past decade is enabling more and more science enthusiasts, hobbyists, students and other ordinary people to participate in the excitement of real-world scientific ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Other
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New freeform standards to support scanning CMMs

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, has developed a new range of three dimensional standards for verifying freeform coordinate measurement machines (CMMs). The standard allows ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Engineering
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Governing economic growth in the cloud

Gross domestic product (GDP) can be boosted by cloud computing, the system in which remote computers on the Internet are used to store, manage and process data rather than the users' local machines. A report to be published ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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