Archive: 12/14/2012

Hidden black hole: Spiral galaxy NGC 3627

(Phys.org)—The spiral galaxy NGC 3627 is located about 30 million light years from Earth. This composite image includes X-ray data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), infrared data from the Spitzer ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Astronomy
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How the tablet generation is pushing networks to the edge

With Christmas expected to bring another leap in ownership of tablets, smartphones and other devices, new research from Bell Labs (download the PDF), the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent suggests that increasing consumption of video content on such devices will push the wired broadband networks that carry this traff ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Telecom
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Wearable computers to monitor health

(Phys.org)—Dr. Roozbeh Jafari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at UT Dallas, is developing wearable wireless computers that are about the size of a button. At that size, the system can be ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Engineering
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A new theory on long-term unemployment

(Phys.org)—Com­pa­nies rank more recently unem­ployed job can­di­dates much higher than they would rank oth­er­wise qual­i­fied appli­cants who have been out of work for more than six months, ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Economics & Business
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